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Fennel and Jicama Slaw with Citrus Dressing

A different kind of slaw served with a tasty citrus dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 1 medium fennel bulb sliced very thin (use a mandoline, if you have one)
  • 1 small jicama julienned
  • ¼ cup chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons fennel frond
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Several drops of your favorite hot sauce to taste
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Combine the jicama, fennel, basil, fennel frond and mint in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the citrus juices, honey, mustard, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Continue whisking and stream in the oil.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Toss the dressing with the slaw.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.