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Sauteed Frog Legs in Lemon Butter
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Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 8 large or 16 small to medium frog legs
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup brown rice flour
  • 7 Tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 lemon, quartered
How to make it:
  1. If frog legs are frozen, thaw before using.
  2. Wash and dry the legs and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Coat evenly with flour.
  4. Heat 4 Tablespoons of the ghee in a large skillet; add frog legs and saute' gently 5 to 6 minutes on each side.
  5. In a small skillet, melt the remaining 3 Tablespoons of ghee and stir in the lemon rind, lemon juice,and onion.
  6. Spoon over the frog legs.
  7. Cover the skillet; simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until frog legs are tender.
  8. Serve at once with lemon quarters.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Frog1 A N A A A A A A
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised May 26, 2011 at 09:14 PM By: Joe