Serving Size:
1 chicken breast or 2 chicken cutlets

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Calabrian chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream


  1. Juice the lemon. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, Calabrian chili paste, and honey. Stir to combine.
  2. Slice each chicken breast in half so that you are left with 2 thin cutlets. Season with pepper on each side.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  4. Once chicken is done, mince garlic and add to the pan and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add chili mixture and heavy cream and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  5. Plate chicken and pour remaining sauce over chicken.
  6. Serve with rice as an option and enjoy! (rice is not accounted for in nutrients per serving).

Helpful hints

  • Calabrian chili paste can be spicy. If you are sensitive to spicy food, you can reduce the amount of chili paste by half.
  • If unable to find Calabrian chili paste, it can be substituted with chopped Calabrian chilis, a thicker chili sauce, or red pepper flakes.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 308

Protein 27 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 19 g

Cholesterol 82 mg

Sodium 207 mg

Potassium 275 mg

Phosphorus 207 mg

Calcium 26 mg

Fiber 0.2 g

Added Sugar 3 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat/protein
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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