Shish Kebabs


Serving Size:
1 kebab

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


  • 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef sirloin
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 2 red bell pepper


  1. Combine the vinegar, oil, black pepper, garlic powder and oregano to make a marinade.
  2. Cut the beef into 1-1/2" cubes; Cut the onions into quarters; cut the bell peppers into 1-1/2" squares.
  3. Place the meat and vegetables in a covered container and marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Load the skewers, alternating meat and vegetables.
  5. Grill the kebabs over medium heat for 10 to 30 minutes, depending on desired degree of doneness.

Helpful hints

  • Dawn uses sirloin steak for her Shish Kebabs, but you can use whatever meat you prefer.
  • If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling to avoid burning them during the cooking process.
  • This lower protein version of Shish Kebabs has a smaller beef portion compared to the original recipe on The nutrients have been adjusted to reflect this change.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 280

Protein 20 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 20 g

Cholesterol 55 mg

Sodium 47 mg

Potassium 374 mg

Phosphorus 171 mg

Calcium 21 mg

Fiber 1.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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