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Contributed by: Jacqueline MarshallAdded: Nov 10, 2009 at 10:40 AM


Pan-Seared Sesame-Ginger Tuna Steaks and Jasmine Rice with Coconut Milk & Edamamae. Dinner For Two.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 2 Tuna Steaks sashimi grade
  • Ginger Lime marinade OR Teriyaki Sauce & Fresh Grated Ginger Sesame Oil (Or Sub Olive Oil)
  • Jasmine Rice
  • Coconut Milk
  • Chicken Broth (Or Sub Vegetable Broth)
  • Edamame- shelled (Soy Beans) or sweet peas
  • Fresh Grated Ginger
  • Fresh Chopped Basil (optional)
  • Fresh pressed Garlic
  • Sea Salt
  • Ginger Lime Marinade OR Teriyaki & Ginger
  • Honey (1/2 Tablespoon) or 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Soy Sauce (1/2 Tablespoon)
  • Sesame Oil (1 teaspoon) - can sub Olive oil
  • Water (1 Tablespoon)

How to make it:
  1. Rub tuna steaks with Ginger Lime marinade.
  2. Cover and set aside to marinate.
  3. Follow directions on the Jasmine Rice but substitute the water with 1/2 coconut milk and 1/2 chicken broth.
  4. While bringing to a boil- Add fresh Garlic, Basil and Ginger, then salt to taste.
  5. Cover and let cook - once rice is done stir in at least 1 cup of shelled edamame (soy beans) - or sub sweet peas.
  6. Let sit and keep warm.
  7. Combine dipping sauce ingredients- stir all ingredients together and adjust amounts to taste. Split into serving dishes for dipping.
  8. Pour sesame oil (or sub olive oil) into a non-stick skillet on Med High heat.
  9. Once hot, add tuna steaks and cover.
  10. Cook about 2-3 minutes on each side for med-rare OR about 5 minutes on each side medium.
  11. Serve with rice and dipping sauce.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Rice (White/Brown/Ba... 3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Tuna 2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Ginger 2 B B N B B B B B

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Coconut Milk 2 A N A A A A A A

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lime/Lime Juice 2 B N N B N N N N

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Bean 4 ,5 B N B N N A N A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Sauce 3 B N N N A A N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil 1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey 2 N N N A N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Basil 2 N N N N N N N B

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken 2 N N A A A A 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 .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

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

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O
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