Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  159
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  71 mg
  • Sodium  64 mg
  • Potassium  180 mg
  • Phosphorus  132 mg
  • Calcium  17 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • A four-pound chicken yields 27 ounces of meat when skinned and deboned (approximately 4 cups).
  • If desired, use stock from cooked chicken to make soup or freeze for later use in recipes.
  • For CKD non-dialysis, adjust the portion size according to your meal plan or consult your dietitian for guidance if you are on a low-protein diet.

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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
IreneYanni says:

If I boil a whole chicken raw with the bones & skin on (1 kg) in 1 litre of water for half an hour (not on slow cooker but just normal boiling for half an hour in a pot on the stovetop), so based on those ingredients what are the nutrients in that soup specially for potassium and protein? Thanks you in advance. Dietitian comment: The nutrients will be similar since the only added ingredient is the extra water. If you are asking about the liquid broth after cooking, it is similar to nutrients in low-sodium chicken broth. (1 cup 206 mg potassium, 72 mg phosphorus).

Nov. 28, 2015, 9:35 AM
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

When you make chicken stock from this, what are the nutrients in that stock? Dietitian comment: On average, 1 cup homemade chicken stock contains 6 g protein, 2 g fat, 5 g carbohydrate, 200 mg potassium, 65 mg phosphorus and 70 mg sodium. The amounts can vary depending on the amount and types of vegetables added to the stock.

Nov. 06, 2014, 9:10 PM
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
Margie1944 says:

Do you not cover the chicken with water when you put it in slow cooker? Dietitian comment: No water needed. The moisture from the chicken will create a pool of juices.

Jan. 28, 2014, 5:32 AM
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
Pilgrim says:

Using a slow cooker is the best way to cook chicken. This is an excellent article. I cook my chicken and freeze it in portions. It makes for an easy quick dinner, or lunch. I enjoyed the recipes and information. Just love this site!

Jan. 25, 2011, 10:29 AM

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