Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  384
  • Protein  18 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  22 g
  • Cholesterol  57 mg
  • Sodium  509 mg
  • Potassium  210 mg
  • Phosphorus  174 mg
  • Calcium  22 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 2 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Take a look at Chicken Squares as they are baking in oven periodically to make sure they don’t get too brown.
  • This is a higher sodium entrée. To keep sodium in check, complete the meal with low-sodium items such as salad, low-sodium dressing and fruit.
  • The chicken bones and skin add extra flavor during cooking. Fourteen ounces of boneless, skinless chicken breasts may be substituted for bone-in breasts if desired.
  • Freeze or refrigerate broth from boiling the chicken for later use in a recipe that calls for low-sodium chicken broth.
  • If fat-free cream cheese is substituted, fat is reduced to 16 grams and sodium is 577 mg.

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Chicken Squares
allycat123 says:

I'm confused. I see this recipe calls for Pillsbury Crescent rolls. They do contain added phosphates which is what we should be avoiding. Correct? Dietitian comment: Avoiding processed foods that contain phosphate additives is one thing you can do to control phosphorus. If your levels are high this is not the recipe for you. On the other hand, if phosphorus is not a problem you can have crescent rolls. One roll contains 30 mg phosphorus. The sodium content is also a concern so stick with the recommended portion. If you like to bake you could make homemade crescent rolls for the recipe.

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:09 PM
Chicken Squares

I made with puff pastry, mushrooms, shredded carrots, black pepper, poultry seasonings, thyme, oregano, half the sodium. Sorry for earlier post of phyllo dough.

Mar. 16, 2015, 3:55 PM
Chicken Squares
NutrioTest says:

Love this recipe!

Nov. 15, 2013, 8:27 AM
Chicken Squares

This recipe was awesome! I added fresh Herbes de Provence to it since I like spices in mine with a little bit of garlic powder.

Dec. 19, 2011, 5:45 PM
Chicken Squares
ssy42 says:

after reading the reviews, I made as directed and added 1/4tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp onion powder and 1/4 tsp paprika to the chicken mixture. It was great!! We cut into bite sizes to sample and everyone wanted the recipe.

Sep. 28, 2011, 2:49 PM
Chicken Squares
Hockey says:

I have made this twice and have found it to be very tasty. I wish I could cut down the Sodium any ideas? Moderator response: You could make a homemade crescent roll dough with reduced salt and that would make a difference. For a recipe with 1 teaspoon of salt and 20 rolls the sodium drops to below 120 mg each.The Chicken Squares recipe will provide 205 mg sodium per serving instead of 539 mg.

Sep. 07, 2011, 4:30 PM
Chicken Squares
centella says:

Really liked these -- added garlic powder to suit our taste. Will add to the menu plan for a change of pace.

Sep. 27, 2009, 6:57 PM
Chicken Squares

This is great! Have made them more than once.

Mar. 28, 2009, 10:51 AM
Chicken Squares

This was very good, my husband AND kids loved it. Will make again soon!

Mar. 18, 2009, 6:47 AM
Chicken Squares

The other half of Russell and the one doing all the cooking, thank you for such a wonderful site to view everything I need to know that Russell does not tell me the doctor says. Thanks Nita from Georgia

May. 26, 2008, 11:34 AM
Chicken Squares

Could use a spice or two to give a little more flavor to it. Easy to make though....

May. 14, 2008, 1:48 PM
Chicken Squares
peanut_ says:

The chicken squares turned out really good and everyone who tried them liked them. They are quick and easy to make.

May. 06, 2008, 8:16 AM

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