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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  159
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  71 mg
  • Sodium  64 mg
  • Potassium  180 mg
  • Phosphorus  132 mg
  • Calcium  17 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken can be served with a salad and a kidney-friendly vegetable for a wholesome meal. Best of all, this chicken recipe is the start for a variety of other delicious recipes that call for chicken.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 9     Serving size: 3 ounces cooked chicken

Ingredients

  • 4-pound whole chicken
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 medium onion, quartered
  • 1 rib celery, cut into 3 pieces

Preparation

  1. Remove giblets from cavity and wash chicken; trim extra skin and visible fat. 
  2. Sprinkle part of the pepper inside the cavity. Place onion and celery pieces inside cavity. Sprinkle remaining pepper over chicken.
  3. Place whole chicken in slow cooker, breast side down. Cook on high setting for 4 hours, until thigh and leg easily pull away and meat easily comes of f the bones.
  4. Remove skin and discard. Remove meat from bones and separate into 3 portions to use in suggested recipes listed below.
  5. If desired, use stock from cooked chicken to make soup or freeze for later use in recipes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • A four-pound chicken yields 27 ounces of meat when skinned and deboned (approximately 4 cups).
  • If desired, use stock from cooked chicken to make soup or freeze for later use in recipes.
  • For CKD non-dialysis, adjust the portion size according to your meal plan or consult your dietitian for guidance if you are on a low-protein diet.

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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Margie1944 says:

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Do you not cover the chicken with water when you put it in slow cooker? Dietitian comment: No water needed. The moisture from the chicken will create a pool of juices.

Jan. 28, 2014, 5:32 AM - Inappropriate review?

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Pilgrim says:

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Using a slow cooker is the best way to cook chicken. This is an excellent article. I cook my chicken and freeze it in portions. It makes for an easy quick dinner, or lunch. I enjoyed the recipes and information. Just love this site!

Jan. 25, 2011, 10:29 AM - Inappropriate review?

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