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Tilapia with white wine and rye sauce
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Quick and easy dinner dish that's 'ooohh so good'! Tilapia dredged in rye and sauteed. White wine sauce made with the remaining rye flour.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1/2 pound tilapia fillets
  • salt (preferably sea salt)
  • 1/2 cup rye flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine (Pinot Grigio works best)
  • Honey (to drizzle)
How to make it:
  1. Sprinkle a pinch of salt over the fillets, then dredge in the rye flour...patting them to make sure the rye flour sticks on both sides.
  2. Heat your pan to medium and drizzle in the olive oil.
  3. Lay the fillets in the pan...sprinkle with a little garlic powder.
  4. Saute about 1 minute on first side (DO NOT overcook!)
  5. Turn the fillets over and saute for one more minute.
  6. Remove to plate.
  7. Add the remaining rye flour (from your dredging) to the pan, add the white wine and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
  8. Add more white wine if necessary to make a smooth sauce.
  9. Pour sauce over fillets and ENJOY!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rye Flour (whole rye)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B A A N N
Garlic3 ,4 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil3 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Wine (White)  N B N N N B A A
Tilapia4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt4 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • 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 10:41 PM By: Joe