Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  126
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  0 mg
  • Potassium  6 mg
  • Phosphorus  1 mg
  • Calcium  2 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Marinade for Grilled Chicken

Why waste extra money on high sodium commercially prepared marinade when you can add 5 common ingredients to create a low-sodium kidney-friendly marinade for chicken or your favorite poultry. DaVita renal dietitian Dawn shares her easy recipe for Marinade for Grilled Chicken.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Dawn from Ohio.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  1. In a small bowl combine marinade ingredients.
  2. Pour over your favorite chicken pieces and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • *1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • *Nutrient analysis is for the ingredients in this recipe. The amount actually absorbed by the chicken is approximately 25%, but this may vary depending on how long you marinate it, the container size, and if you leave the skin on or remove it. Estimated calories absorbed by  3 to 4  ounces chicken is 32 and 3.5 grams of fat.
  • Always discard extra marinade unless you plan to cook it to boiling point.



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nice recipe!!

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