Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  244
  • Protein  21 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  64 mg
  • Sodium  221 mg
  • Potassium  350 mg
  • Phosphorus  158 mg
  • Calcium  32 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Chicken Apple Crunch Salad

Savory and sweet Chicken Apple Crunch Salad will delight your taste buds. This easy-to-make recipe shared by Theresa,a DaVita renal dietitian from Colorado,pairs fresh flavors with nutrition. Her specialty is creating recipes that combine easy preparation with big flavor. Theresa’s Chicken Apple Crunch Salad is a delicious and light meal good for lunch,dinner or a protein-filled snack. It has been modified for the dialysis diet to encourage healthy eating and reduce the stress of what to eat.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe modified from Diabetic Cooking and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Theresa from Colorado.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3/4 cup


  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 1 cup gala apple
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 2 tablespoons scallions
  • 1/4 cup dark raisins
  • 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Cube cooked chicken. Dice apple and celery. Chop scallions.
  2. Combine chicken, apple, celery, scallions and raisins in a large salad bowl.
  3. Whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, cinnamon and black pepper. Pour over the chicken-apple mixture and toss.
  4. Refrigerate to chill prior to serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • The raisins can be eliminated to reduce potassium content to 270 mg per serving.
  • Spoon chicken salad in a pita pocket to serve as a sandwich or serve on top of leaf lettuce to make a salad.

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Chicken Apple Crunch Salad

vmconnerr says:


Low fat mayo has a LOT more salt and sodium, as well as chemical ingredients. I would like to see regular mayo used in Davita recipes.

Aug. 05, 2013, 12:58 PM - Inappropriate review?

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