Eat Right 4 Your Type®

Official Website Of Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo & The Blood Type Diet®

Food Values   ♦   Search   ♦   Recipe List   ♦   Newly Added   ♦   Help

A | B | O | AB
A non | B non | O non | AB non

Blood Type Diet Recipe


1 vote

Click Here For A Complete Or Abbreviated Printer Friendly Version

Share this recipe on Facebook


A delicious way to introduce tofu to a tofu hater! Adapted from Aunti Woof's recipe.

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

  • Entree

  • 1/2 pound extra firm tofu, cubed
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless poulty breast, cubed
  • 2 to 10 dried red chiles (the ones that look like trumpets)
  • 1 bunch scallions, cut into 1 inch pieces (white & green parts)
  • 1/3 cup peanuts, unskinned and unsalted
  • canola oil [or BTD compliant oil] for frying


  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch [or arrowroot]
  • 4 Tablespoons soy sauce [or wheat-free tamari]
  • 3 Tablespoons rice wine, mirin or sherry, [optional]
  • 1 teaspoon sugar [or agave]

How to make it:
  1. Put a medium pot of salted water to boil.
  2. Place the tofu into the rapidly boiling salted water. Let the tofu remain in the water until it returns to a boil and the tofu cubes rise to the top.
  3. Drain.


  4. In a bowl, mix the cornstarch [or arrowroot] into the water.
  5. Add the soy sauce [or tamari], mirin and sugar [or agave].
  6. Stir to blend.

    Main Dish:

  7. Heat a flat-bottomed skillet and pour enough oil to coat bottom.
  8. Fry chilies until they begin to turn brown.
  9. Remove with slotted spoon and put on a plate.
  10. In same oil, fry peanuts until they begin to turn brown and remove with slotted spoon to the plate.
  11. In same oil, fry tofu cubes and poultry cubes.
  12. Let the poultry and tofu cook until brown (the tofu will be crispy-looking), turning to brown all sides, about 5-7 minutes.
  13. Pour sauce over all.
  14. Sauce with thicken very quickly, in 30 to 60 seconds. (This is not a runny-sauce dish!)
  15. Add green onions, cook together less than a minute. Add chilies and peanuts back to re-warm for a few seconds and serve!
  16. Serve with a nice Asian rice.

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
Scallion N N N N N N N N
Peanut/Peanut Butter 1 B B B N A A A A
Tofu (Soy Cake) 2 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A

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.

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free) 5 B N N N N N N A
Soy Sauce 5 B N N N A A N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil 1 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Walnut Oil 1 ,4 B B B B N B N B
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Cornstarch 3 N A A A A A A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Fl... A A A A N N N N

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

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken 1 N N A A A A N N
Turkey 1 N B B B N 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 be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a good omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acid ratio.
[5] 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.

    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
  • The statements made on our websites have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration).
    Our products and services are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. If a condition persists, please contact your physician.
    Copyright © 2015-2018, Hoop-A-Joop, LLC, Inc. All Rights Reserved