Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  195
  • Protein  28 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  76 mg
  • Sodium  73 mg
  • Potassium  383 mg
  • Phosphorus  226 mg
  • Calcium  59 mg
  • Fiber  1.6 g

New Delhi-Style Spicy Chicken

This chicken recipe inspired by New Delhi is a kidney-friendly meal with a little kick. Enjoy New Delhi-Style Spicy Chicken at your next meal.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Usha from Missouri.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3-1/2 ounce chicken breast


  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. To prepare marinade blend together all ingredients except chicken to a smooth paste consistency.
  2. Wash chicken and pat dry on paper towel. Place in a shallow glass pan. Pour marinade paste over chicken, coating each piece well. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours to marinate. Turn once or twice.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place chicken in a baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Heat extra marinade to a boil then use for basting.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Purchace 4 chicken breasts, 4 ounces each.
  • This is a great recipe for the grill.

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New Delhi-Style Spicy Chicken

camhar says:


I have used several recipes from Davita for over 5 years now. the food is always delicious.

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