Serving Size:
1/2 recipe

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


  • 14 large shrimp, raw
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium blackening seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh pineapple, cut in chunks
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut in thin slices
  • 2 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 


  1. Peel and devein shrimp.
  2. Rub and coat shrimp with blackening seasoning. In a pan, heat butter over medium-high heat and sauté shrimp. Cook about 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp curls. Remove from heat and set on a paper towel-covered plate to cool. 
  3. Cut pineapple into chunks. Thinly slice bell pepper and tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces.
  4. In a salad bowl, combine the pineapple, bell pepper, corn and lettuce. Sprinkle with olive oil, vinegar and black pepper and toss.
  5. Top with blackened shrimp and serve. 

Helpful hints

  • Recipe analysis includes the DaVita.com recipe for Low Sodium Blackening Seasoning, which has 134 mg sodium per teaspoon.
  • Adjust shrimp for higher or lower protein diets. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 260

Protein 13 g

Carbohydrates 20 g

Fat 14 g

Cholesterol 90 mg

Sodium 340 mg

Potassium 468 mg

Phosphorus 150 mg

Calcium 38 mg

Fiber 4.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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