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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  296
  • Protein  27 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  17 g
  • Cholesterol  78 mg
  • Sodium  168 mg
  • Potassium  438 mg
  • Phosphorus  248 mg
  • Calcium  34 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Dijon Pork Chops

Add a little zing to your main kidney-friendly dish with Dijon Pork Chops.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Mary from Minnesota.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces


  • 1/4 cup shallots
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root
  • 1 pound boneless pork loin chops, 3/4” thick
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 fresh parsley springs to garnish


  1. Finely chop shallots and grate ginger root.
  2. Coat pork chops with flour. 
  3. In a medium skillet, melt margarine or butter; add pork chops. 
  4. Sauté over medium heat until brown on both side and fully cooked throughout (about 7 to 10 minutes per side).
  5. Remove chops to heated platter and keep warm.
  6. Pour broth and sherry into the skillet; bring to a boil, loosening brown     particles from skillet. 
  7. Add shallots and ginger root. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  8. Stir in mustard, mustard seed and pepper. Spoon sauce over chops.  
  9. Garnish with parsley sprigs.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 fat
  • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Low-sodium chicken broth contains less than 140 mg sodium per 1 cup serving. Avoid brands that contain added potassium chloride.
    • This recipe may be used in a CKD non-dialysis diet, but the portion size may need to be adjusted for a lower protein diet. Ask your dietitian about modifications for your individual protein requirements.

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Dijon Pork Chops

Castrov10 says:


I noticed your website states to avoid brands that contain added potassium chloride. FYI you have a receipe Easy beef BBQ to use No Salt ketchup. Every brand ei: Heinz, Hunts their ingredients have salt substitute : potassium chloride. My question : how do we as consumers rely on this type website? can your website do a diligent job with regards to the amount of potassium a product contains. Thank you. P.S. your kidney friendly recipes are awesome! Dietitian comment: At the time this recipe was created the Hunt's brand no salt ketchup did not contain potassium chloride. Since manufacturers are always changing ingredients I recommend reading the ingredients every time you buy any processed grocery item. I will work on developing a homemade ketchup recipe for DaVita.com.

Apr. 08, 2013, 11:56 PM - Inappropriate review?

Dijon Pork Chops

GaryInSac says:


This recipe was delicious! The dijon sauce is very tasty!

Apr. 04, 2009, 5:49 PM - Inappropriate review?

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