Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  170
  • Protein  13 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  38 mg
  • Sodium  168 mg
  • Potassium  234 mg
  • Phosphorus  100 mg
  • Calcium  25 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Turkey Kabobs

Try this take on a kabob, packed with turkey as the main ingredient. Kidney-friendly Turkey Kabobs are just the right size to satisfy an appetite.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted DaVita dietitian Kathy, MS, RD, LDN, CSR, from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 24     Serving size: 1 kabob

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless turkey breasts
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large onions
  • 3 sweet bell peppers (red and green)
  • 40 ounces canned pineapple chunks
  • 8 ounces canned mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup raspberry salad dressing
  • 1/2 pound grapes
  • 24 skewers or kabob sticks

Preparation

    1. Cook turkey breasts at 350° F for 1 hour or until meat thermometer reaches 180° F. Let cool.
    2. Cut turkey into bite size cubes.
    3. In a large bowl, combine reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce, sugar, oil, ginger and nutmeg.
    4. Place turkey cubes in mixture. Cover and let sit in refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    5. Cut onions and peppers into kabob-sized pieces. Drain pineapple chunks and mandarin oranges.
    6. Using skewers, alternate turkey, onion, peppers, and pineapple chunks to make 24 kabobs.
    7. Place kabobs in a large microwave safe dish and cover with wax paper. Microwave kabobs for 8 minutes.
    8. Place kabobs on a serving platter. Pour dressing over kabobs and garnish with grapes and mandarin oranges before serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 2 meat
    • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
    • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Substitute pork roast for turkey for variety.
 

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