Sweet and Tangy Oven-fried Chicken

Diet types:
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kimberly from Georgia.

Portions: 6

Serving size: 1 chicken breast


  • 1/2 cup low-sugar apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard    
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups cornflakes, lightly crushed
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 pounds) 


  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Lightly coat a 13” x 9” x 2” baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Whisk together low sugar apricot preserves, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder in a small bowl.
  4. Mix cornflakes, thyme and pepper in a large plastic bag (such as a bread bag or zipped-locked style bag).
  5. Brush chicken breasts with apricot mixture, then coat in crumb mixture. 
  6. Place chicken in prepared baking dish.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes or until internal temperature registers 170° F on instant-read thermometer.
  8. Serve immediately, or chill and take to a picnic.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  308
  • Protein  36 g
  • Carbohydrates  27 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  97 mg
  • Sodium  314 mg
  • Potassium  360 mg
  • Phosphorus  223 mg
  • Calcium  22 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • CKD non-dialysis: This higher protein recipe may be appropriate for your diet if the portion size were adjusted to reduce protein content. Adjustments should be based on your individual protein prescription. Check with your dietitian if you are unsure.

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Sweet and Tangy Oven-fried Chicken
suepers says:

Excellent taste! Will definitely make this again.

Nov. 12, 2014, 1:07 PM - Inappropriate review?
Sweet and Tangy Oven-fried Chicken
amber1234 says:

Made the Sweet and Tangy Oven-Fried Chicken yesterday for dinner. OMG! Was it every delicious. Yes, this recipe is a keeper. But I did feel that adding 1 Tablespoon of Worcestershire Sauce was just a tad bit too much. Next time I'll just add 1 teaspoon of it.

May. 25, 2014, 11:19 AM - Inappropriate review?

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