Serving Size:
one piece of chicken plus 1/2-cup rice

    Diet Types:
  • Dialysis


  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 chicken breasts, bone -in 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 ounces frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 cups cooked white rice


  1. Put chicken pieces in a Crock-Pot® and sprinkle with the salt and garlic powder.
  2. In a small bowl, combine lemonade concentrate, brown sugar, ketchup and vinegar. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4-1/2 hours. 
  3. Add bell pepper slices and diced onion. Cover and continue cooking on low for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 hours longer. Remove chicken and vegetables to a serving dish; cover and keep warm. Pour juices from Crock-Pot into a saucepan. Combine cornstarch with cold water; stir into juices. Cook, stirring over medium heat, until thick and bubbly. 
  4. Serve sauce over chicken, along with white rice.

Helpful hints

  • Try this recipe with chicken drumbsticks and thighs if you are on a lower protein diet and require a smaller portion of chicken.
  • This is a high carbohdrate meal and is not recommended for people with diabetes who require a lower carbohydrate meal.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 596

Protein 40 g

Carbohydrates 73 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 116 mg

Sodium 441 mg

Potassium 427 mg

Phosphorus 271 mg

Calcium 38 mg

Fiber 1.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 2 starch
  • 2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

Get instant access to recipes and kidney diet tips from DaVita dietitians.


753,730 Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

More Recipes

More Recipes

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Carrots & Cranberry Gravy

A delicious turkey dish shouldn't be Thanksgiving-only fare. Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Carrots and Cranberry Gravy was created exclusively for Da...


Crock-Pot® Oriental Chicken

Do you love Chinese food,the crunch of vegetables and the tangy sauces? Crock Pot Oriental Chicken has all that and it's so easy to make. DaVita renal...


Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken has all the flavor of hot and spicy Buffalo wings in a smooth and luscious dip loaded with cream cheese and sour cream. And because th...


Crock-Pot® Chicken and White Bean Chili

Imagine coming home to a ready-to eat, homemade dish of chili on the next cool winter's eve. DaVita dietitian Deanna's recipe for Crock-Pot® Chicken a...


Hot Wassail (Cider)

Hot Wassail is a great way to get folks to gather around. The delicious aroma of apple and cranberry juices along with an array of spices will warm yo...


Easy Crock-Pot® Beef Stroganoff

When you think of Beef Stroganoff, you may not think "easy" but this incredible recipe will have you thinking again. Kidney-friendly Easy Crock-Pot® B...


Pork Tenderloin Sweet Potato Hash

Hash is a combination of chopped meat, potatoes and vegetables fried together until browned. Pork Tenderloin Sweet Potato Hash includes Double-boiled ...


Pineapple Glazed Crock-pot® Chicken Thighs

DaVita renal dietitian Kristy from Kansas has a kidney-friendly, easy-to-make entrée that’s just right for you. Pineapple Glazed Crock-pot® Chicken Th...


Crock-Pot® Chicken

Crock-Pot® Chicken is a super-simple recipe that fills the need for easy, budget-friendly and kidney-friendly meals with an ability to s-t-r-e-t-c-h. ...


Write a Comment

Tell Us What You Think

Note: Your username will be displayed for reviews.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.