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Chicken Mexican

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  309
  • Protein  26 g
  • Carbohydrates  31 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  59 mg
  • Sodium  253 mg
  • Potassium  329 mg
  • Phosphorus  250 mg
  • Calcium  120 mg
  • Fiber  2.1 g

Mexican Chicken Pizza

Monterey Jack cheese, onions and red pepper are just some of the enticing ingredients for the kidney-friendly recipe for Mexican Chicken Pizza.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Shelli from Michigan.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 pizza

Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas,  6-inch size
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup canned, no salt-added whole-kernel corn
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup red bell peppers
  • 4 teaspoons fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups roasted chicken breast
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place flour tortillas on a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray.  Bake at 350° F for 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from oven; stack and press down to flatten. Set aside.
  3. Drain corn; dice onion, red peppers and chicken. Chop garlic and cilantro.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray.
  5. Add corn to skillet and cook 1 minute or until lightly charred. Add onion, red peppers, chicken and garlic; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice.
  7. Place tortillas on baking sheet. Spoon 3/4-cup chicken mixture onto each tortilla; top each with 2 tablespoons of cheese. Bake at 350° F for 2 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  8. Remove from oven and sprinkle each pizza with 1 teaspoon cilantro.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1 vegetable 

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • Always select natural cheeses instead of processed cheese. Sodium and phosphorus contents are usually lower in natural cheeses.
  • Stick with the recommended cheese portion (2 tablespoons per pizza—or less) to keep phosphorus in a reasonable range.
 

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4 Comments | Average User Rating:

Mexican Chicken Pizza

northern2013 says:

5

like this one

May. 23, 2014, 8:08 AM - Inappropriate review?

Mexican Chicken Pizza

Julez04 says:

5

Not a fan of onions & cilantro. But this was very good. Can't wait to make it again.a

May. 22, 2013, 1:21 PM - Inappropriate review?

Mexican Chicken Pizza

Carefree says:

5

Great

Mar. 29, 2013, 4:22 PM - Inappropriate review?

Mexican Chicken Pizza

serenam says:

5

My mom loved this. It was so easy to make and portable to take to dialysis. I used some pureed bell pepper instead of fresh and added mexican herbs.

Aug. 15, 2012, 3:02 PM - Inappropriate review?

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