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Quick Chili Tuna Rice
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Contributed by: SueFrom the Recipe Archives


A tasty south Asian influenced dish.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • per person:
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 small tin tuna {or fresh fish / lamb/ beef if you have it}
  • 1 cup of chopped and mixed:
  • cucumber
  • parsley
  • basil
  • mint
  • onion or shallots
  • dressing mix:
  • juice of a lime
  • Tablespoon date and nectarine chutney
  • Tablespoon tamari
  • Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small green chili
How to make it:
  1. cook rice, and on a plate arrange cucumber, tuna, onions with chopped herbs on top and hot rice on top
  2. Pour dressing over.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cucumber1 ,2 ,3 N N B B N N A A
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Tamari (wheat-free)4 B N N N N N N A
Lime/Lime Juice2 B N N B N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Peppermint2 N N N N N N N N
Tuna2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
[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 high in pesticides.
[4] 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 Jan 08, 2009 at 02:22 PM By: Rodney