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Indonesian Broiled Swordfish
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 18, 2008 at 01:14 PM


Serve with steamed rice and a fruit salad. Serves 4.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3 Tablespoon tamari sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini (ground sesame seeds)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 pounds swordfish
  • (type B replace tahini with almond butter)
  • (type AB replace tahini with peanut butter)
How to make it:
  1. Combine all ingredients, except swordfish.
  2. Put swordfish on large platter and pour marinade over it.
  3. Turn fish once.
  4. Allow to marinate at least 1 hour, turn again.
  5. Preheat broiler and place fish as close to heat as possible.
  6. Broil 5 to 8 minutes on each side.
  7. Make sure the interior of fish is properly cooked.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Swordfish2 N B N N N N B B
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Cumin  N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B 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.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 23, 2010 at 10:48 PM By: Joe