Pineapple Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce
3 ounces chicken with 1/2 cup rice, 1/4 of the sauce and 1/4 of the pineapple
- CKD non-dialysis
- 20 ounces canned pineapple slices, in juice
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 cups cooked white rice
- Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
- Rub chicken with garlic and thyme, then sprinkle with black pepper to taste.
- Heat oil over high heat in a non-stick skillet. Brown chicken on both sides then reduce heat to medium.
- Combine 2 tablespoons of the reserved pineapple juice with cornstarch; set aside.
- Combine honey and mustard; stir into skillet with remaining pineapple juice.
- Spoon sauce over chicken. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
- Stir cornstarch mixture into skillet with chicken and sauce.
- Add pineapple rings. Cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.
- Serve 3 ounces chicken per plate with 1/2 cup rice, 1/4 of the sauce and 1/4 of the pineapple for each serving.
- Pineapple chunks can be used instead of slices, if desired.
- For a lower protein dish try boneless, skinless chicken thighs instead of chicken breast .
- For a lower carbohydrate dish omit the rice and serve with a non-starchy vegetable such as summer squash, carrots or green beans.
Submitted by: DaVita renal dietitian Sue from Ohio.
Nutrients per serving
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrates 55 g
Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 372 mg
Potassium 430 mg
Phosphorus 298 mg
Calcium 32 mg
Fiber 3.2 g
Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices
- 3 meat
- 1 fruit, low potassium
- 1 high calorie
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