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Tofu Stir Fry
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Contributed by: Darla QuailAdded: Sep 25, 2008 at 03:49 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3 Tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup instant brown rice
  • 1 15 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 package of Teriyaki Baked Tofu, sliced
  • 2 - 3 bunches of broccoli, cut in to spears
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • 1 large onion, cut in half then quartered
  • Sauce:

  • 2-3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon powder ginger
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 Tablespoon tamari sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon corn starch [arrowroot]
How to make it:
  1. In a small pot over medium heat saute the brown rice in 1 Tablespoon of canola oil.
  2. Stir frequently till lightly browned.
  3. Add chicken broth bring to boil and cover.
  4. Cook until all liquid has been absorbed.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients and set aside.
  6. In a wok or large skillet heat 2 Tablespoon canola oil over medium high heat.
  7. Arrange tofu in a single layer.
  8. Pan fry till browned.
  9. Remove, taking care to leave behind as much oil as possible.
  10. Set aside.
  11. Add the vegetables to the wok/skillet and cook over medium high heat stirring frequently until the vegetables are crisp tender.
  12. Return the tofu to the wok/skillet.
  13. Pour sauce over tofu-veggie mixture and stir until everything is covered and sauce has thickened.
  14. Serve over rice.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Canola Oil2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Tamari (wheat-free)4 B N N N N N N A
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 N N B B N N N N
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N
Cornstarch3 N A A A A A A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 20, 2011 at 10:53 PM By: Joe