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Port Lamb Skewers with Sweet Potato Rosti
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Contributed by: honeybeeAdded: Nov 28, 2007 at 00:29 AM


Marinated Port & Ginger Lamb skewers for a BBQ with little sweet potato cakes as a side.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Entree

    For Skewers:
  • wooden skewers - soak in water while prepping food
  • 800 grams boned tender lamb cubed
  • 200 ml port
  • 2 or 3 Tablespoons grated ginger
  • 4-6 garlic cloves crushed
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

    For Rosti:
  • 1 large sweet potato grated
  • 1 sliced red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 medium egg gently beaten
  • sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon ghee
How to make it:

    For Skewers:
  1. Marinate lamb cubes in port, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper and oil.
  2. Keep 1-4 hours refrigerated.
  3. Thread onto wooden skewers.
  4. Grill or BBQ 2 minutes on each side.

    For Rosti:
  5. Combine all ingredients, except ghee.
  6. Heat pan with 1 Tablespoon ghee.
  7. Drop in spoon-fulls of mixture.
  8. Cook gently on medium heat.
  9. Flip and continue cooking further 3-5 minutes until golden.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano1 N N B B N B N B
Potato (Sweet)2 ,3 A N B B B B B N
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Rosemary1 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Lamb1 A N N B B B B N
Sea Salt1 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...1 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.

  • 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 28, 2007 at 01:03 AM By: Lola
    • Revised Nov 29, 2007 at 05:03 PM By: Don