Snow Pea & Orzo Salad

CKD, Dialysis, Diabetes

6, 1 cup servings

4 cups Orzo, cooked
8 oz. Snow Peas, blanched* & chilled
2 Green onions
8 oz. Pre-cooked chicken

For Dressing
1 tablespoon Sesame Seed Oil
1/2 cup Chicken stock, low sodium, chilled
1 1/2 teaspoons Horseradish
4 teaspoons Dijon Mustard
2 1/2 teaspoons Szechwan seasoning, salt-free
2 1/2 teaspoons Mirin
1/4 teaspoon Garlic, minced
1/4 cup Lemon juice, fresh

Mix all of the ingredients together for the dressing. Place orzo, snow peas, green onions and chicken in a mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over the orzo mixture and toss before serving.

*If using fresh snow peas, place in un-salted boiling water; when the water returns to boil, remove from the heat, strain and place in an ice-water bath to stop the cooking process.

Calories 301, total fat 5.9 g, saturated fat 1.2 g, monounsaturated fat 2 g, polyunsaturated fat 1.9 g, cholesterol 33.6 mg, calcium 42.5 mg, sodium 169 mg, phosphorus 174 mg, potassium 299 mg, total carbohydrates 41.8 g, dietary fiber 2.4 g, sugar 3.8 g, protein 19 g

This recipe was submitted by CKD patient Chef Duane Sunwold.