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Beef (or other meat) jerky recipes, from The Lightweight Gourmet Alan Kesselheim.

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

  • Snack


    Lemony Jerky I
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb meat sliced
    Lemony Jerky II
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp soy or tamari sauce (optional)
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lb meat sliced

How to make it:

    Lemony Jerky I
  1. Mix first four ingredients.
  2. Add meat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours before drying.
    Lemony Jerky II
  4. Mix first four ingredients.
  5. Add meat.
  6. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours before drying.

    Note: Can also make jerky from:
  7. *Lamb: use leg or shoulder cuts.
  8. *Fish: Whitefish is good dried, especially if marinated in a lemon or soy sauce first. In general, the less oily fish dry best. Clean fish and fillet into thin strips before drying.
  9. *Slices of cooked turkey, marinated if you like, dried until not quite brittle.

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
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pineapple Ju... 2 B B N N B B B B
Lemon/Lemon ... 2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt 2 N N N N N N N N

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 (whea... 3 B N N N N N N A

Fish Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cod 2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Blac... 2 A N A N A N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey 2 N B B B N N N N
Beef 2 A A A A N N B B

[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 help the body to detoxify.

  • 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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 19, 2007 at 10:50 PM By: Lola

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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