Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Asian Dressing Marinade


Good as a salad dressing or marinade. Try it on a spinach salad. Yields 1/4 cup, good for one huge lunch salad or 4 dinner side salads; will marinate 2 chicken breasts (overnight).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Chinese powdered hot mustard
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil [or BTD compliant oil]
  • 1 Tablespoon honey [or agave]
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 pinches sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon wheat-free tamari
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely minced
  • Dulse
  • Pineapple juice or tangerine juice, optional
How to make it:
  1. Put all the ingredients in a little jar with a lid and shake quickly.
  2. Use as dressing or marinade.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tangerine/Tangerine Juice2 A N N A N N A A
Pineapple Juice2 B B N N B B B B

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Dulse- N N N N N N B B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey2 N N N A N N N 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 have a high mold count.

  • 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 Sep 30, 2007 at 03:27 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 08:50 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 12, 2007 at 12:56 AM By: Drea