Serving Size:
1 skewer

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free
  • Heart Healthy


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons Adobo Seasoning (see DaVita.com recipe)
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup Guava BBQ Sauce (see DaVita.com recipe)
  • 8 metal or bamboo skewers


  1. Dice chicken thighs into 2-inch bite-sized pieces. If using bamboos skewers, soak in water for 1/2 hour to prevent burning.
  2. Mix together the Adobo Seasoning, oregano, vinegar, olive oil and bay leaves and put in a zip top bag.
  3. Add chicken to the marinade. Place in the refrigerator to for at least a half hour to overnight.
  4. Heat the grill and oil the grates when hot.
  5. Thread the chicken on skewers and place on the hot grill. Sear for about 5 minutes on each side.
  6. Baste the pinchos with Guava Barbecue Sauce or other low sodium barbecue sauce and cook for about 4 more minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Keep the chicken pieces about the same size to ensure even cooking.
  • Find the Guava Barbecue Sauce and additional low-sodium barbecue sauce recipes on DaVita.com.
  • Make your own lower sodium Adobe Seasoning with the DaVita.com recipe.
  • Adjust the portion of chicken to match your meal plan if you are on a lower protein diet.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 168

Protein 23 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 107 mg

Sodium 118 mg

Potassium 295 mg

Phosphorus 214 mg

Calcium 20 mg

Fiber 0.4 g

Added Sugar 18 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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