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Picado de Rábano

Fresh radishes

(Guatemalan radish salad)

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Serve picado de rábano as a refreshing side salad for Guatemalan meals. Adding chicharrones, or fried pork rinds, turns it into a salad called chojin.

4 to 6 servings


  • Radishes, trimmed and finely chopped -- 1 pound
  • Mint, finely chopped -- 1/4 cup
  • Orange juice -- 1/2 cup
  • Lemon juice -- 1/4 cup
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste


  1. Mix all together the ingredients together in a bowl and chill well before serving.

Picado de Rábano Variations

  • Chojin: Stir in 2 cups of chopped chicharrones (fried pork rinds).
  • Add 1/2 onion, finely chopped, and 1 or 2 finely chopped roma tomatoes.
  • Use 3/4 cup bitter orange juice in place of the orange and lemon juices if you can find it.


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