Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  211
  • Protein  26 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  67 mg
  • Sodium  215 mg
  • Potassium  376 mg
  • Phosphorus  198 mg
  • Calcium  21 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Grilled Pineapple Chicken

Impress your dinner guests with Grilled Pineapple Chicken—a delightfully easy kidney-friendly recipe from DaVita dietitian Laura. Your barbecues will never be the same!

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Laura from Kansas.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 chicken breast

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry sherry
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/4 pound skinless, chicken breast, bone-in
  • 4 pineapple rings

Preparation

  1. Place all ingredients except pineapple into a zip-lock style bag.
  2. Refrigerate and marinate overnight.
  3. Place marinated chicken on a barbecue grill or indoor grill and cook for 15 to 20 minutes until done. 
  4. Discard unused marinade.
  5. During the last few minutes, place pineapple on grill top for 2 minutes each side to heat. Serve on top of each chicken breast.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Grilling is the preferred method of cooking. This recipe is not as tasty if chicken is baked in the oven.
  • Cooking sherry and cooking wine are high in sodium. Do not substitute for the dry sherry in this recipe.
  • This recipe may be included in a lower protein diet, but a smaller portion may be required. Check with your dietitian for assistance.
 

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