Serving Size:
1 skewer

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free


  • 1 bell green pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin or boneless pork loin chops
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried whole oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Cut bell peppper and onion into 2” cubes. Mince garlic cloves. Cut pork into 2” cubes.
  2. In a jar combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano and black pepper for marinade. Secure top and shake until blended.
  3.  Place pork cubes in a bowl; pour marinade over and marinate in the refrigerator from 45 minutes up to 4 hours.
  4. Thread bell pepper, pork and onion alternately on six 12” skewers.
  5. Grill over medium-hot coals 12 to 15 minutes or to desired degree of doneness, turning half way though cooking.

Helpful hints

  • Protein requirements for those with kidney disease vary based on the stage of CKD. Check with your dietitian for adjustments to recipes or serving size based on your individual protein requirements.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 204

Protein 18 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 13 g

Cholesterol 53 mg

Sodium 58 mg

Potassium 336 mg

Phosphorus 179 mg

Calcium 17 mg

Fiber 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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