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Bake Chicken

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  180
  • Protein  27 g
  • Carbohydrates  0 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  73 mg
  • Sodium  64 mg
  • Potassium  250 mg
  • Phosphorus  200 mg
  • Calcium  18 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Pan-smoked Chicken Breast

Pan-smoked Chicken Breast uses a home-made kitchen smoker pan to infuse delicious smoky flavor to spice rubbed chicken breasts. This low-sodium dish is full of flavor.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created by DaVita intern Anh and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Anna from Nevada.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces


  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil


  1. Combined the spices to make a rub mix.
  2. Rinse the chicken breasts, pat dry, and brush lightly with oil.
  3. Rub the chicken breasts with spice rub mix.
  4. Refrigerate the chicken breast for 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  6. To set up a smoke-roasting pan, place hardwood chips in a disposable foil pan and set a rack on top. Heat the pan over stovetop burner on medium-high until the smoke appears. Place the marinated chicken breasts on the rack and cover the pan tightly with foil.
  7. Reduce heat to medium and smoke the chicken breast for 10 minutes.
  8. Transfer the chicken breasts to a baking pan and roast in the oven for 10 minutes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Serve with white rice and Stir-Fry Vegetables from DaVita.com.
  • Select chicken breasts that weigh approximately 4 ounces each uncooked.
  • Adjust the portion to match your meal plan if you are on a lower or higher protein diet.

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Pan-smoked Chicken Breast

gr3alt10n says:


sounds great. Guess it is time to buy a spice rack (as it is the cheapest way to gather many spice at one time) Thank God for Wal-Mart.

Mar. 28, 2014, 11:35 AM - Inappropriate review?

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