Low Phosphorus Dialysis Chicken Recipe
Low Phosphorus Dialysis Chicken Recipe Overview
This easy kidney friendly chicken recipe is easy to make and due to the low protein content, it will alleviate your kidney function. Tender and juicy chicken breast with the sweetness of peas and the earthy flavors of grilled cauliflower with herbal seasonings makes this a renal meal you will keep coming back to. I like to slice my cauliflower into slabs and grill in the skillet. This recipe shows how that’s done.
This low phosphorus dialysis chicken recipe is written with the following requirements in mind: Low phosphorous, low potassium, low sodium, high protein, limiting in liquids.
Equipment needed for this Low Phosphorus Dialysis Chicken Recipe:
A second skillet would speed things up a bit if you like to multi-task.
Low Phosphorus Dialysis Chicken Recipe Ingredients
Chicken breast – 6oz
Peas – 5oz fresh or frozen
Cauliflower – 5oz (1/2 cauliflower head cut into slabs, about 1/2″ thick)
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend *(see below if you want to modify or make your own)
1 tablespoon olive oil
Pinch of salt (1tsp or 5ml).
Good dialysis seasoning blend proportions:
Oregano – 3 parts
Marjoram – 2 parts
Thyme – 2 parts
Basil – 1 part
Rosemary – 1 part
Sage – 1 part
Low Phosphorus Dialysis Chicken RecipeInstructions
Part 1: Cooking the dialysis chicken recipe
First, flatten the chicken breast either by lightly hammering with a tenderizing mallet (recommended), or by butterflying with a sharp knife.
Heat a large skillet (medium heat) with the olive oil in it
Season the chicken on both sides and place in the hot skillet. Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes each side. Keep the heat low enough so that the chicken cooks all the way through and gets some nice color on the outside. Make sure the chicken is cooked all the way through by piercing it with a knife tip and pulling it open a bit to see if there is any pink.
Part 2: Dialysis Cauliflower recipe
While the chicken is cooking, heat another skillet (medium heat) with olive oil, some of the Italian seasoning, and put the cauliflower slabs in on a single layer.
cook until the cauliflower starts to brown on the bottom, turn over and cook the other side. Sprinkle some more Italian seasoning. Remove from the pan when ready.
Part 3: Cook the dialysis peas recipe
In the same hot skillet you just took the cauliflower from, put a little more olive oil and the peas. Swirl until the peas are hot, then serve.
Part 4: Serve with all ingredients
Serve your high protein dialysis chicken recipe with peas an cauliflower that are low in sodium, phosphorous and potassium.
Tips for Cooking this Dialysis Chicken Recipe
Tip 1: If you are actively receiving dialysis aim for 1g of protein per kg (2.2 lbs) of ideal body weight. You can use our calorie calculator to determine your ideal body weight and compute your recommended daily protein intake.
Tip 2: If you are a patient preparing this meals for dialysis aim for 0.8g of protein per kg (2.2lbs) of ideal body weight.
Tip 3: If you are preparing this low phosphorous dialysis chicken recipe for a patient in CKD stage 2 or 3 you should reduce your protein intake further to alleviate your kidney function.
Benefits of preparing this low phosphorous Dialysis Chicken Recipe:
Benefit 1: This low phosphorous dialysis chicken recipe is also low in calories and does not spike your blood sugar level. Therefore, this dialysis chicken recipe is also good for patients that are diabetic.
Benefit 2: Weight loss: This dialysis chicken recipe is low in calories and can hep patients on dialysis become eligible for a transplant.
Benefit 3: You can purchase a ready made version of the dialysis chicken recipe featured in this blog from our website’s dialysis meal page.