Serving Size:
3 ounces grilled chicken

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 red onion, diced  large
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken


  1. Blend olive oil, vinegar, onion, garlic and spices in a blender or food processor to make the marinade.
  2. Cut chicken into 1-1/2" cubes and place into a zip-top bag. Pour marinade over chicken and seal bag.
  3. Marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. Place cubed chicken on skewers. Discard remaining marinade.
  5. Grill over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes, turning as needed, until meat is cooked through.

Helpful hints

  • Try this recipe with a combination of chicken breast and thigh meat, or substitute chicken with beef, pork or lamb, if desired.
  • Food safety guidelines recommend cooking chicken to an internal temperature of 180° F.
  • Adjust portion size according to your meal plan for a higher- or lower-protein diet.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 279

Protein 24 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 19 g

Cholesterol 75 mg

Sodium 72 mg

Potassium 265 mg

Phosphorus 179 mg

Calcium 26 mg

Fiber 0.7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 fat 

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