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Tilapia Almondine
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Tilapia sauteed in a golden almond crust.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1 pound tilapia
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup roasted (no salt) almonds
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • Olive oil for saute (approx 3 Tablespoons)
  • Fresh lemon juice to taste
How to make it:
  1. Put flour and spices in a plastic baggie.
  2. Seal and shake until combined.
  3. Grind almonds in the food processor until medium fine.
  4. Put them on a plate.
  5. Put the almond milk in a bowl.
  6. Put the fish in the baggie and coat with flour.
  7. Then briefly put in almond milk.
  8. Put on the plate with almonds and coat well.
  9. After all fillets are coated, put a large pan on medium heat.
  10. When pan is hot, add oil and about 3-4 fillets at a time.
  11. Turn once when a peek of the underside of a fillet is golden.
  12. Then finish cooking the other side for another few minutes (maybe 5?--test if fish flakes).
  13. Serve with lemon if desired.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Tilapia2 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 17, 2011 at 10:38 PM By: Joe