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Salmon with lime & cilantro
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Contributed by: from Jennifer Wetherall blogAdded: Mar 19, 2008 at 09:48 AM


serves 4

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • coarse sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (wheat free)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro leaves.
How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place salmon fillets (each 6 oz. and 1-1/2 inches thick), skin sides down, on a rimmed baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast until flaky to the touch and no longer pink in the middle, 10-13 minutes.
  4. Using a spatula, remove fillets, leaving skins on baking sheet.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, soy sauce and sugar. Fold in cilantro leaves.
  6. To serve, spoon sauce over salmon.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Salmon1 B B B B B N N N
Soy Sauce2 B N N N A A N A
Cilantro1 N B N N N N N N
Lime/Lime Juice1 B N N B N N N 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

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Mar 20, 2008 at 04:53 PM By: Rodney