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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  380
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  31 g
  • Fat  21 g
  • Cholesterol  47 mg
  • Sodium  183 mg
  • Potassium  291 mg
  • Phosphorus  159 mg
  • Calcium  23 mg
  • Fiber  1.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 starch
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • This salad tends to taste better the second day as leftovers.
  • Use reduced-fat mayonnaise if desired. Look for the lowest sodium brand.

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Chicken Fruit Salad
gillsoule says:


Aug. 05, 2018, 3:49 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad

Is 8 Oz of pasta equal to one cup? Dietitian comment: No it is equal to 2 cups dry pasta shells.

Aug. 03, 2016, 1:16 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
ouizee47 says:

I read somewhere online that dialysis pAtients are not supposed to eat oranges or orange juice i think because of potassium. Does that not not apply to mandarins oranges then? Just starting to try looking for my neighbor and a m terrified I will fix something that could hurt her. This is all new territory for me a nd am very nervous. Thanks Dietitian Comment: Yes the diet can be confusing because there is so much to consider. A 1/2 cup serving of mandarin oranges has only 129 mg potassium. Anything below 140 mg is considered low potassium so it's fine to include this ingredient.

Nov. 18, 2014, 3:42 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
LoRainy says:

Chicken Fruit Salad was made using only 1 1/2 cups of chicken since I only had 2 chicken breasts remaining from chicken soup made the previous day. Great choice if on a restricted protein diet. Was enjoyable. I thought that perhaps 3/4 cup of mayonnaise would not be enough but it was plenty.

Mar. 20, 2014, 8:36 AM
Chicken Fruit Salad
grayone says:

Sodium too high for me, if I leave out celery would it help the sodium content, and what could I use in place of celery that would be low in sodium? Dietitian comment: Actually the mayonnaise contributes the most sodium in this recipe. You could substitute a low sodium mayonnaise or use an oil and vinegar base or low sodium dressing instead.

Feb. 02, 2014, 2:30 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
JimmyAlle says:

Great dish, loved it.If you added onions or other veggies broccoli would that be bad for diaylsis patient ? Dietitian comment: You could add 1/4 cup onions and 1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets. Potassium increases by 25 mg per serving. You could reduce the portion size if lower potassium is needed.

Sep. 17, 2013, 12:58 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
lenape says:

I like this recipe very much but it has been awhile since I have made it. The recipe calls for 2 cups of pasta. Is that cooked or uncooked Moderator comment: Use uncooked pasta for this recipe and cook according to instructions but omit the salt.

Jun. 14, 2012, 3:06 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
marve says:

TO MUCH PROTEIN Moderator comment: You can modify the portion size or the amount of chicken in the recips to more closely match your individual protein goal.

Feb. 12, 2012, 9:16 AM
Chicken Fruit Salad
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Sep. 11, 2011, 2:58 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
busybee40 says:

Well...what a wonderful recipe, used it for a dish at a school reunion of school mom vounteers, 2 of which are dialysis patients (this includes me) and what a hit!! I add curry powder (1 tbsp) sometimes for a change of taste. Great over a bowl of lettuce for those who like volume, will be made again and again, and yes great for a summer time meal. Enjoy :>)

Feb. 03, 2011, 5:54 PM
Chicken Fruit Salad
Judy W says:

This is delicios! I added just about 1/2 cup chopped red onion & a little surry powder the 2nd time I made it & it was even better! I made it for some friends who came over for lunch & they loved it, too. Perfect dish for a hot summer day!

Aug. 26, 2010, 4:48 AM
Chicken Fruit Salad

Made the chicken salad this week; it was very tasty. It makes a LOT and when I make it again I'll probably cut the recipe in half since it's just my husband and me eating. (Kathy)

Jun. 07, 2009, 4:47 PM

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