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Contributed by: honeybeeAdded: Nov 28, 2007 at 00:29 AM


Marinated Port & Ginger Lamb skewers for a BBQ with little sweet potato cakes as a side.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)

  • Entree


    For Skewers:
  • wooden skewers - soak in water while prepping food
  • 800 grams boned tender lamb cubed
  • 200 ml port
  • 2 or 3 Tablespoons grated ginger
  • 4-6 garlic cloves crushed
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

    For Rosti:
  • 1 large sweet potato grated
  • 1 sliced red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 medium egg gently beaten
  • sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon ghee

How to make it:

    For Skewers:
  1. Marinate lamb cubes in port, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper and oil.
  2. Keep 1-4 hours refrigerated.
  3. Thread onto wooden skewers.
  4. Grill or BBQ 2 minutes on each side.

    For Rosti:
  5. Combine all ingredients, except ghee.
  6. Heat pan with 1 Tablespoon ghee.
  7. Drop in spoon-fulls of mixture.
  8. Cook gently on medium heat.
  9. Flip and continue cooking further 3-5 minutes until golden.

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
Egg (chicken) 1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano 1 N N B B N B N B
Potato (Sweet) 2 ,3 A N B B B B B N
Wine (Red) B B N B N B N B
Ghee (Clarified Butt... 1 N N N B N B N N
Rosemary 1 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B
Lamb 1 A N N B B B B N
Sea Salt 1 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Pepperc... 1 A N A N A 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 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 Nov 28, 2007 at 01:03 AM By: Lola
    • Revised Nov 29, 2007 at 05:03 PM By: Don

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