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Oriental Turkey Salad
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A good use for leftover turkey

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Salad


  • 3 Tablespoons sesame oil (or olive oil)
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons dry sherry, optional
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons wheat-free tamari
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons sugar [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger

  • leftover turkey, cut into cubes
  • cooked brown rice
  • Chinese snow peas
  • scallions, sliced
  • celery, sliced
  • peanuts, optional
  • Water chestnuts
How to make it:
  1. Use proportions that suit your taste, mix up dressing and pour 1/2 over other ingredients.
  2. Stir and taste before adding more (so that you don't overdo the dressing).
  3. Chill before serving, if desired.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Water Chestnut1 N N N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...4 ,5 N N B B N N N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut/Peanut Butter2 B B B N A A A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil2 ,4 N B A A A A N N
Olive Oil2 ,4 B B B B B B B B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 11:51 AM By: Drea