Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  349
  • Protein  22 g
  • Carbohydrates  24 g
  • Fat  17 g
  • Cholesterol  62 mg
  • Sodium  398 mg
  • Potassium  333 mg
  • Phosphorus  167 mg
  • Calcium  15 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich

One fine day in Michigan, Linda found herself with an appetite, so she decided to get busy in the kitchen. Linda happens to be a DaVita renal dietitian,so it was not surprising that before you could say “chicken salad sandwich,” she created a renal-friendly, high-protein Hawaiian-style recipe called Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Linda from Michigan.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 cup chicken salad, 1 piece flatbread or tortilla


  • 2 cups chicken, cooked
  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 pieces flatbread


  1. Dice cooked chicken.
  2. Drain pineapple; chop bell pepper and shred carrots.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Refrigerate until chilled.
  5. Serve chicken salad open-face on flatbread or wrapped in a 6-inch flour tortilla.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Adjust portion for a lower or higher protein diet.
  • Serve on top of mixed salad greens, instead of bread, if desired.

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Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich

tillie47 says:


i am just learning but i think the food choses are great.

Sep. 03, 2012, 8:41 PM - Inappropriate review?

Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich

iowamoon says:


Fantastic! Mr. Picky, picky actually ate it. Can't wait to try the curried turkey with pineapple rice. It's a lot easier figuring out meals and recipes with this website.

Feb. 08, 2011, 5:54 PM - Inappropriate review?

Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich

sblasczyk says:


I made this for my patients and they loved it. The recipe was really easy to make. I used chicken breast that I cooked in a slow cooker with some onion powder. The pineapple helped keep the chicken really moist without using a lot of mayo.

Sep. 02, 2010, 9:30 AM - Inappropriate review?

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