1Cut a slice off of the top and bottom of each grapefruit. Stand the grapefruit upright and, following the contour of the fruit, cut away the peel and pith. Quarter the flesh and cut into slices.
2Add the jicama and mango to the bowl with the grapefruit pieces and toss to combine. Season with salt and cayenne. Drizzle with the lime juice and add the cilantro. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until the salad is chilled, about 1 hour. Serve.
Most people have only tasted fresh grapefruit, and not everyone enjoys the tartness of it. Jenny Stewart of CHOW.com suggests broiling the citrus fruit with sugar to add a caramelized sweetness. And if you're adventurous, go crazy with any flavor combination you can think of—you might be surprised how well it works.
Fresh avocado and mango unite with cilantro and lime juice to make a completely healthy salsa. Top on your favorite protein, or serve as a fresh and filling dip with your favorite chips.
Crossroads Episode 2: Sweet Connections
In a world full of conflict, desserts are the ties that bind us. Mariana Vieira introduces New Yorkers to a popular Brazilian treat, while Tomoko Kato brings a unique blend of Japanese and European flare to Brooklyn via her dessert shop. Read more.