Grilled Black Plum and Jicama Salad

Grilled Plum Salad


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 medium black plums, halved and pitted
  • 2 large limes, zested (reserve juice for dressing)
  • 1 head radicchio, turn in pieces
  • 1 head butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 8 oz. jicama, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 serrano chilies, thinly sliced on bias

Lime Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 2 large limes, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Oil grates of stove top or outdoor grill and preheat for 5 minutes on high, sprinkle plums with salt and pepper and place cut side down on hot grill leave in place until desired grill marks are achieved, set aside.  Toss radicchio, butter lettuce, lime zest, chilies and jicama in a large bowl and set aside.  Meanwhile in a blender, blend all ingredients for vinaigrette except oil for 1 minute, then steadily stream in oil until completely emulsified.  Pour dressing over salad mixture and toss until coated, plate the salad and top with grilled plums.

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