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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  280
  • Protein  27 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  73 mg
  • Sodium  68 mg
  • Potassium  280 mg
  • Phosphorus  205 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Zesty Chicken

Zesty Chicken is great for the dialysis diet, quick to make and easy to enjoy with a kidney-friendly side dish.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Yvette from Texas.



Portions: 2     Serving size: 1 chicken breast (3 ounces)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup  green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 ounces chicken breasts

Preparation

  1. In measuring cup, whisk balsamic vinegar and olive oil. 
  2. Add green onion, herbs and seasonings. Whisk to combine.
  3. Pour marinade over chicken in leak-proof bowl or plastic storage bag. Refrigerate and marinate from 30 minutes up to 24 hours. 
  4. Remove chicken from marinade. Cut into 2 pieces and pan fry in medium-hot, non-stick or greased skillet for several minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked. (Using a thermometer, the internal temperature of the chicken breast should be 170º F)

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • For a lower protein diet adjust portion of chicken to meet your meal plan.
 

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2 Comments | Average User Rating:

Zesty Chicken

TLCurington says:

5

I forgot to marinade it, so I mixed the seasonings and poured over it, cooking it in a counter top grill. Side dishes were the green zippy green beans & boiled, cubed parsnips/red potatoes, mixed with smart choice butter & parsley. Yummy!

Apr. 24, 2013, 4:55 PM - Inappropriate review?

Zesty Chicken

says:

5

this is a nice receipe my husb is stage 4 renal predialysis and i am diabetic type 2no kidney prob yet. diet is great and can add or delete what we like too.

May. 19, 2008, 1:00 PM - Inappropriate review?

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