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Chicken Grill

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  284
  • Protein  24 g
  • Carbohydrates  10 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  80 mg
  • Sodium  215 mg
  • Potassium  456 mg
  • Phosphorus  194 mg
  • Calcium  30 mg
  • Fiber  1.7 g

Chicken and Summer Vegetable Kebabs

Here's a nice summer meal you can make on the grill. Chicken and Summer Vegetable Kebabs feature zucchini, peppers and onions with a tasty glaze. It's a great kidney-friendly recipe for those warm summer months.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe created exclusively for DaVita.com by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.



Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 large kebab or 2 small kebabs

Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon peach jam
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs (6 thighs)
    • 1 medium zucchini
    • 1 medium yellow summer squash
    • 1 red bell pepper
    • 1 medium onion

Preparation

  1. To make marinade, measure peach jam into a small microwave safe bowl and heat for 10 to 15 seconds to liquefy. Add olive oil, lemon juice, Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning and salt. Stir until well blended. 
  2. Rinse chicken thighs and pat dry with a paper towel. Cut each thigh into 4 pieces and place in a zip-lock bag.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons marinade to chicken pieces. (Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade to use on vegetables). Seal zip-lock bag and refrigerate to marinate.
  4. Cut vegetables into even bite-sized pieces for kebabs (zucchini-8 slices, yellow squash-8 slices, red pepper-16 pieces, onion-varies). Place in a medium bowl and add reserved marinade. Stir to coat vegetable pieces.
  5. Thread vegetables and chicken pieces onto skewers (4 large or 8 small sized skewers).
  6. Heat barbeque grill to medium heat. Place skewers on the grill and cook covered for 12 to 15 minutes. Turn skewers 2 or 3 times to cook evenly.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

Helpful hints

  • To prevent kebabs from sticking to the grill, use tongs to wipe grates with an oily paper towel before placing kebabs on grill.
  • For a lower or higher protein diet decrease or increase the amount of chicken.
 

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Chicken and Summer Vegetable Kebabs

Debi4fun1 says:

5

I live in Arizona so we could do this year round. I will use mushrooms too!

Nov. 20, 2013, 7:15 AM - Inappropriate review?

Chicken and Summer Vegetable Kebabs

Fauxreal says:

5

I didn't actually make the kabobs, but I used the marinade to make some chicken! It was amazing and I will be making this a lot!!!

Feb. 03, 2010, 10:00 PM - Inappropriate review?

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