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Kidney Friendly Shrimp Recipe for CKD Stages 2-3

Chef Randy , On October 20, 2021

This kidney friendly shrimp recipe was chef crafted following nephrologist guidelines. It uses 3oz of protein for CKD stage 2 and 3.

Kidney Friendly Shrimp Recipe For Renal Diet CKD stage 2 and 3 Overview

This renal meal is nephrologist developed to be low potassium, low phosphorus, low sodium, and is chef crafted with herbs, seasonings, and different flavor varieties to be delicious. Start with large prawns, caramelized brussel sprouts, roasted carrots and yellow bell peppers. Couscous finishes the renal shrimp recipe off for a delicious low phosphorus and low potassium renal meal.

Equipment needed for this recipe:

  • 2 skillets

  • Spatula

  • Measuring cup

  • Spoons

Ingredients for this kidney friendly shrimp recipe for CKD Stage 2-3:

    Kidney friendly shrimp recipe

    Kidney friendly shrimp recipe.

  • 3-4 shrimp per person (21/25 size).

  • 5ml/1ts of salt

  • 1 large carrot

  • 1 yellow bell pepper

  • 2 cups brussels sprouts halved

  • 1 cup prepared couscous

  • 1 cup unsalted chicken or vegetable stock (to prepare the couscous)

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

  • Olive oil for the skillet

Kidney friendly shrimp recipe cooking Instructions

  1. Prepare couscous according to instructions on the package and set aside. TIP: Using unsalted chicken stock in place of water adds nice flavor.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium/high heat with olive oil. Put the carrots in, season with Italian seasoning and cook until they begin to caramelize (turn brown a bit). Add the yellow bell pepper to the carrots and cook for another 4-5 minutes until the peppers are tender. Remove from skillet and hold.

    Kidney friendly shrimp recipe

    Sear carrots.

  3. In the same skillet, add a little olive oil and put the brussels sprouts in. Season and sauté until tender and browned on the outside.

    Brussel sprout for renal shrimp recipe

    Cook brussel sprout.

  4. In another skillet on medium heat, add olive oil, Italian seasoning and the shrimp. Cook on both sides until the shrimp are white in color and slightly pink. This only takes a couple minutes, so be careful to not overcook. TIP: You can squeeze a little lemon over everything to brighten it up if you like. Highly recommended for this dish, and most renal diet meals for that matter!

    Kidney friendly shrimp recipe cooking shrimp

    Cook shrimp recipe in skillet.

  5. Serve the shrimp with cous cous and veggies. Enjoy this nephrologist developed and chef crafted renal meal that is low potassium, low phosphorus, and low sodium.

    Kidney friendly shrimp recipe plated

    Plated recipe (pic shows size 30 shrimp).

Tips for this kidney friendly shrimp recipe

Protein in renal failure: In CKD stage 2 and 3 your kidneys process protein. To alleviate your kidneys use three piece of 21/25 shrimp or use six pieces of size 30 shrimp. You can use shrimp that is peeled and deveined – tail on or tail off.

Protein in dialysis: In CKD stage 5 you are receiving dialysis. In this stage of renal failure consume higher levels of protein: 1g of protein per 1kg (2.2lbs) of ideal body weight.

Alternatively to preparing this kidney friendly shrimp recipe, allow us to treat you to ready made kidney friendly meals delivered to your door.

Chef Randy

After graduating from LeCordon Bleu at the top of his class Chef Randy dove head-first into a culinary career working in many top-tier restaurants including the Golden 1 Center Arena as a lead cook. He later owned and operated a mobile woodfired pizza concept where he championed whole and natural ingredients. Chef Randy is passionate about healthy food and developing relationships with local providers for true farm-to-fork food production.