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Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe with Turmeric Seasoning

Chef Randy , On October 20, 2021

This renal turkey recipe is low in potassium, phosphorus, and sodium.

Nephrologist Designed Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe for Renal Diets Overview

This renal turkey recipe uses lean ground turkey and herbs to bring together a wonderful healthful protein, combined with peas, yellow squash and brown rice. Combined, this makes for the perfect renal meal that is chef designed following nephrologist guidelines for patients in CKD stages 2-3. For renal failure opt for 90%+ lean turkey from the store or grind your own meat from whole pieces of lean turkey with no added preservatives.

Daily Macro Requirement for Renal Failure

This nephrologist recommended renal recipe allows for:
Daily potassium intake should be below 2000mg.
Daily phosphorus intake should be below 1000mg.
By dining on kidney friendly recipes like the one below you achieve this clinical nutrition requirement.

Equipment needed for this Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe

    Dialysis Herb Crusted Chicken Recipe

    Kitchen tools needed to make this renal turkey recipe.

  • 2 skillets

  • Spatula

  • Mixing bowl

  • Measuring cups

  • Kitchen knife

  • Cutting board

Renal Turkey Recipe Ingredients

This renal turkey recipe makes two portions

    Dialysis Herb Crusted Chicken Recipe

    Ingredients for this renal turkey recipe.

  • 1 pound ground turkey – or grind your own meat

  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken or vegetable stock

  • 1 tablespoon + olive oil for the skillet

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves – chopped

  • Turmeric seasoning*

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice

  • 2 cups sliced or diced yellow zucchini

  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 cup peas (fresh if in season, frozen will work fine too.

  • *Turmeric seasoning consists of: 1 part ground rosemary, 1 part rosemary leaves, 1 part ground ginger, 2 parts ground turmeric.

Renal Turkey Recipe Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the turkey and seasonings and blend well:

    Dialysis Herb Crusted Chicken Recipe

    Mix the turmeric and turkey.

  2. In a large skillet on medium heat, add some olive oil and the turkey. Cook until browned on the bottom, turn and break up and continue to cook until cooked through. When done, remove from the skillet and set aside.

    Cook turkey for this recipe

    Cook the turkey for this renal turmeric recipe.

  3. To prepare the peas, use the same hot skillet you just took the turkey from, put the peas in there and swirl until hot.

    Dialysis Turkey Recipe

    Make the peas for this renal turkey recipe.

  4. In another skillet, sauté the yellow squash with olive oil and a pinch of salt if your diet allows, and some Italian seasoning.

    Green Peas Recipe

    Make the yellow squash for this renal turkey recipe.

  5. Place all ingredients together on a plate, serve and enjoy!

    Renal Turkey Recipe

    Serve and enjoy.

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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.