Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  168
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  61 mg
  • Sodium  143 mg
  • Potassium  137 mg
  • Phosphorus  184 mg
  • Calcium  15 mg
  • Fiber  0.1 g

Crock Pot® Roasted Lemon Chicken

Imagine coming home from work or a long day away and as you open the door, you smell succulent lemon chicken, and it’s ready to be served for dinner. It’s not just a dream if you try this Crock-Pot® Lemon Roasted Chicken kidney-friendly recipe from DaVita dietitian Deanna from Ohio.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Deanna from Ohio.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1 chicken breast


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts, bone-in, with skin
  • 13 ounces canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice 


  1. Heat oil in large skillet.
  2. Add garlic and oregano.
  3. Add chicken breasts and brown on all sides.
  4. Place chicken in Crock-Pot and add chicken broth.
  5. Cook on low heat setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  6. Add lemon juice during last hour of cooking.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Complete this meal with a serving or rice, green beans, French bread, margarine or butter and a baked apple for dessert.
  • Use leftover chicken breasts in a chicken salad or sandwich for lunch the next day.
  • Look for reduced-sodium broth containing 500 milligrams sodium or less per 1-cup serving Recommended brands include Health Valley® No Salt, Fat Free Chicken Broth (1-800-423-4846), Kitchen Basics® Natural Chicken Stock and Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Chicken Broth.  Low-sodium broth is also a good choice. It contains less than 140 milligrams sodium per cup. Avoid low-sodium broth that contains potassium chloride—it’s very high in potassium
  • If you are on a protein-restricted diet, ask your dietitian for advice on the correct portion size for your individual diet. 

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Crock Pot® Roasted Lemon Chicken

lizard says:


Excellent!!! Moist and tasted great!

Apr. 15, 2011, 8:27 PM - Inappropriate review?

Crock Pot® Roasted Lemon Chicken

DeannaDietitian says:


Moist-not dry like some crock pot chicken. Be sure to use bone-in chicken with skin on.

Jun. 02, 2008, 6:35 AM - Inappropriate review?

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