Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Carla's Oriental Chicken Salad


Romaine and cubed chicken with a delicious dressing.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 3 cups cubed chicken
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar [or lemon juice]
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar [or agave]
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon msg
  • 1/4 white pepper (this is an avoid-use with caution)
How to make it:
  1. Place romaine lettuce, green onions, chicken and sesame seeds in a salad bowl.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients and pour over salad
  3. Toss well.

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
Lettuce (Romaine)  B N N N N N B N
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Apple Cider)2 ,3 A A A A N N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 27, 2007 at 01:30 PM By: Rodney