Easy Chicken Breasts in Herb Sauce for Two


Serving Size:
1 chicken breast

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan; add lemon juice, pepper, garlic powder, celery salt, celery seed, mustard and paprika. Cook sauce for 1 minute stirring well. Remove pan from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place chicken breast halves in an oven-proof baking dish; pour sauce over chicken and turn to coat.  Bake uncovered at 350° F for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is done.

Helpful hints

  • The raw chicken breasts should weight approximately 4 ounces each.
  • This higher protein recipe may be appropriate for  a lower protein diet. Adjust the portion size to match your meal plan.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 272

Protein 28 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 107 mg

Sodium 292 mg

Potassium 284 mg

Phosphorus 228 mg

Calcium 55 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat

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