Serving Size:
1 cup

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


  • 12 ounce package rice sticks
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 spring onion
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 cups firm tofu
  • 1-1/2 cups shrimp
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 packs of palabok shrimp gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup chicharon
  • 5 boiled eggs
  • 1 lemon


  1. Boil rice sticks until soft, set aside.
  2. Mince garlic and chop onions. Cut tofu into cubes.
  3. Boil and peel shrimp.  
  4. In a wok, sauté garlic and onion with oil; add ground chicken, tofu and shrimp.
  5. Dissolve palabok mix in water and bring to a boil; stir until thick.
  6. Mix together rice sticks, meat and tofu mixture and palabok mix in a large bowl with 1/2-cup crushed chicharon (pork rind).
  7. Thinly slice eggs and lemons.
  8. To serve place palabok in serving dish and garnish with the egg and lemon slices on top

Helpful hints

  • Ingredient definitions:
    • Rice sticks are noodles made from rice flour. Look for this product in an Asian market or substitute vermicelli.
    • Palabok mix is a dried shrimp gravy mix. Limit the amount of palabok mix to reduce the sodium content.
    • Chicharones are fried pork rinds.
  • All of the above items are high in sodium. Look for the lowest sodium brands. Due to the high sodium content of this recipe, limit portion to 1 cup and limit sodium intake from foods at other meals.
  • Use fewer eggs to reduce cholesterol and fat content.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 305

Protein 17 g

Carbohydrates 39 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 135 mg

Sodium 536 mg

Potassium 243 mg

Phosphorus 180 mg

Calcium 80 mg

Fiber 0.7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 2-1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


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