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Chicken Chop Suey
13 votes

Contributed by: Valerie VanderfordAdded: Nov 25, 2007 at 09:04 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips (turkey can be substituted)
  • 1 Tablespoon light sesame oil
  • 2 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup low fat, reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce {or wheat-free tamari]
  • 2-1/2 Tablespoons cornstarch [or arrowroot]
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cup fresh bean sprouts
How to make it:
  1. Place oil and chicken in a large frying pan and brown chicken.
  2. Add celery, onion, broth, and soy sauce.
  3. Cover and simmer 5-10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix together cornstarch, ginger, molasses, and water.
  5. Stir into hot mixture and cook until thickened.
  6. Add bean sprouts and heat thoroughly.
  7. Serve over a bed of rice.

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
Mung Beans /Sprouts  N N A A A A N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B

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

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N
Cornstarch4 N A A A A A A A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Molasses- B N N N N N N N
Molasses (Blackstrap)- 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 may have a high mold count.
[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 Nov 27, 2007 at 02:00 PM By: Don