Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  308
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  15 g
  • Fat  20 g
  • Cholesterol  36 mg
  • Sodium  57 mg
  • Potassium  235 mg
  • Phosphorus  119 mg
  • Calcium  46 mg
  • Fiber  0.9 g

Lemon Curry Chicken Salad

The spicy flavor of ginger and curry blended with tartness and sweetness in lemonade and grapes make Lemon Curry Chicken Salad a fantastic kidney-friendly choice for a summer meal. DaVita dietitian Robin even keeps it quick and easy with only 3 steps to create this spicy favorite.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Robin from Florida.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 cup


  • 4 tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken breast,cooked
  • 1-1/2 cups seedless green grapes
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Thaw lemonade concentrate. Dice chicken. Cut grapes in half, and slice celery.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil, lemonade concentrate and spices.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and toss lightly.
  4. Chill before serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 2 meat
    • 1 fruit, low potassium
    • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • For variation substitute turkey for chicken and use purple grapes.
  • Adjust chicken if you need a higher or lower protein meal.

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Lemon Curry Chicken Salad

AngelaRD says:


I first made this recipe when teaching a food demo CKD class. It turned out great and I have made it for my family several times since. The lemon concentrate really adds the perfect amount of sweet and sour.

Oct. 22, 2012, 11:49 PM - Inappropriate review?

Lemon Curry Chicken Salad

worldvuu says:


Can you tell me why this recipe is not a CKD recipe? I just looked at the Chicken Apple Crunch Salad which has Sodium: 221 mg Potassium: 350 mg Phosphorus: 158 mg This recipe has a lot less "stuff" in it. What makes the Phosphorus so high - the lemonade? Thanks! Moderator response: You are correct--it is fine for CKD. I have changed the tags. The lemonade from frozen concentrate does not have phosphate additives like some of the canned and bottled lemonades. Most of the phosphorus is from the chicken which averages 65 mg per ounce. 119 mg phosphorus is fairly low for the 1 cupo serving.

Aug. 10, 2010, 6:16 PM - Inappropriate review?

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