Tasty Chicken Patties


Serving Size:
1 patty

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


  • 14.5 ounces canned chicken
  • 1 ounce  cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Set cream cheese out to soften.
  2. Using a fork, mash chicken with juices in a medium bowl.
  3. Add the cream cheese, egg, sage, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, Italian seasoning and bread crumbs; mix well.
  4. Form six patties.
  5. In a medium skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Fry patties for 5- to 6 minutes on each side or until crispy on the outside and heated through.

Helpful hints

  • Choose the canned chicken lowest in sodium.Melanie uses Keystone Chicken (available at Walmart).
  • Chicken Patties are very similar to salmon or tuna patties, but might be better liked by someone who doesn't care for fish. 
  • Look for Kikkoman brand panko bread crumbs-- the sodium content is lower compared to commercial and generic unseasoned bread crumbs. Unsalted or low-sodium crushed saltines are an acceptable alternative to the bread crumbs.
  •  Variations: instead of patties, form into 24 chicken meatballs. Meatballs could be eaten as a high-protein snack or used with theDaVita.com Roasted Red Pepper Sauce recipe over pasta. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 235

Protein 17 g

Carbohydrates 8 g

Fat 15 g

Cholesterol 83 mg

Sodium 390 mg

Potassium 146 mg

Phosphorus 117 mg

Calcium 45 mg

Fiber 0.4 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


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