Chicken and Vegetable Bake

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Diabetes Dialysis

Portions: 6

Serving Size: 6 ounces or 1/6th recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast 
  • 16 ounces medium-sized egg noodles
  • 10 ounces frozen carrots, cut julienne-style
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped
  • 10 ounces frozen, chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 420

Protein 36 g

Carbohydrates 44 g

Fat 11 g

Cholesterol 120 mg

Sodium 178 mg

Potassium 567 mg

Phosphorus 359 mg

Calcium 94 mg

Fiber 5.1 g

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Coat a 3-quart, rectangular baking dish with non-stick spray. Set the dish aside.
  3. Cook noodles according to package directions omitting salt. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  4. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  5. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Cook chicken pieces for 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  6. Transfer chicken to a large bowl.
  7. Add onion, pepper, broccoli and carrots to skillet. Cook and stir until veggies are tender.
  8. Dump veggies into bowl with chicken and stir in broth, dry mustard, pepper and noodles.
  9. Spoon mixture into baking dish.
  10. Mix bread crumbs and melted butter together. Sprinkle over chicken mixture.
  11. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes, until heated through.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 2-1/2 starch
  • 1-1/2 vegetable, medium potassium 

Carbohydrate choices

3

Helpful hints

  • When cooking veggies in skillet, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil, if needed.
  • Serve with a tossed salad and red wine vinegar dressing, plus a dinner roll with unsalted butter.
  • A delicious beverage choice is apple or cranberry juice (not calcium fortified or enriched) or fresh brewed iced tea with lemon.
  • Extra portions freeze well for a quick meal later.

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