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Turkey chow mein
3 votes

Contributed by: Erica BrutonAdded: Oct 13, 2007 at 03:38 AM


Tasty and easy recipe all the family will love.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 serves of vermicelli noodles
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour [rice or spelt]
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce [or tamari]
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut oil [or olive]
  • 600g turkey mince (or chicken)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5 spring onions sliced
  • 1 small red capsicum sliced thinly
  • 2 carrots peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded cos lettuce
How to make it:
  1. Cook noodles according to packet directions.
  2. Combine cornflour, oyster sauce, soy sauce, stock in a jug and stir until smooth. set aside.
  3. Heat a wok over high heat. Add oil and swirl to coat.
  4. Add mince and garlic and stir fry until cooked through.
  5. Add onion, carrot, capsicum and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Add stock mixture and bring to the boil. Then add peas and noodles.Stir fry until peas are tender.
  7. Stir throught the lettuce as the last thing.
  8. Serve in bowls and enjoy.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Lettuce (except Romaine)2 N N N N N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Shallots  N N N N N N N N
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut Oil2 A N N N A A A A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N

Fish Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oyster2 ,3 A A A A A A N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Corn (all)3 ,4 N A A A A A A A
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 B N B B B B N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey2 N B B B N 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 which are high in phytates.
[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.

    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 13, 2007 at 01:44 PM By: Rodney