Serving Size:
1 fillet

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


  • 12 ounces skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup oregano
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup green onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F or preheat grill.
  2. Using aluminum foil, create 1 cooking pocket for each fillet (if using frozen salmon, make sure it's fully thawed).
  3. Chop oregano, cilantro, green onions and garlic. Combine with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a food processor. Process to chop and mix.
  4. Coat the salmon fillets generously with herb mixture.
  5. Place each fillet in foil pocket and seal.
  6. Place foil pockets on a baking sheet or grill plate if cooking on a grill.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until done, or grill for 6 to 8 minutes depending on thickness.

Helpful hints

  • Use either fresh or frozen salmon. When using frozen salmon, make sure it is fully thawed before cooking.
  • Salmon can be baked in the oven or cooked on the grill. 
  • Adjust portion size to meet your protein goals.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 212

Protein 18 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 15 g

Cholesterol 47 mg

Sodium 186 mg

Potassium 380 mg

Phosphorus 213 mg

Calcium 50 mg

Fiber 1.2 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 fat

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