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Spicy Chicken Penne

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

  • Servings per recipe: 4
  • Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 392
  • Protein: 34g
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fibre: 3g
  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 137mg
  • Phosphorus: 335mg
  • Potassium: 639mg

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

4 protein
2 starch
1 vegetable


2 cups dried penne pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 lb raw chicken breast, cut into 3"" x 1"" inch strips
¼–½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced
24 cherry or grape cherry tomatoes
3 green onions, cut into ½ inch pieces
¼ cup chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
2 tbsp parmesan cheese


In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions, without salt.
Drain pasta, reserving ½ cup of cooking water and set aside.
In large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat.
Add chicken strips and cook for 2–3 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to pan.
Stir in red pepper flakes, garlic, and tomatoes.
Cook for 3–4 minutes until tomatoes begin to burst and chicken is cooked through.
Add green onions and cooked penne to pan; cook for 1 minute.
Stir in basil and parmesan cheese. Add reserved pasta cooking water to reach desired consistency (You may not need all of it).

Spicy Chicken Penne, 3.8 out of 5 based on 13 ratings


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i just join this site for my daughter as she is only 9 an has ckd I’m really liking the recipes here and she really liked this one very awesome!!!!!

Reviewed on by

Just made this for the 1st time last night. It was a satisfying meal with lots of chicken. I used bow- tie pasta, wish you had a weight instead of cup measurement. Yes, I had to add pasta water and a tsp. of unsalted butter to make some kind of sauce (butter was the fat allowed in my meal plan).

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I’m gonna try this recipe