PKD-Friendly Summer Grilling: Simple Kebob Marinade

Published on July 20, 2021 | Summer is here and you know what that means—cookouts. Whether we’re in the backyard, camping, or spending some time at the lake, we can all use a good grill recipe. Who couldn’t use a PKD-friendly summer grilling marinade recipe? This recipe for a simple kebob marinade from our cookbook, Cooking Well, is low in sodium and low in protein. And since this is just a marinade, you can pair it with whatever best suits your nutrition needs!

Diet and PKD cookbook cover


  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 clove crushed garlic

  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave

  • 3/4 cup olive oil

Cooking instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together, adding oil last.
  2. Marinate meat (chicken, pork, lean beef) or vegetables (onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, tomatoes, squash, cauliflower, and more) overnight.
  3. Grill or broil.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Servings: 8 Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important to everyone living with PKD. Nutritional requirements can vary from person to person and change depending on kidney function. We hope you enjoy this recipe, but alter the ingredients to meet your specific dietary needs.

The PKD Foundation does not give medical advice. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with your physician or other healthcare professionals.

For more PKD-friendly recipes, check out our cookbook, Cooking Well. And don’t forget to check out our latest webinar focused on nutrition and PKD!

1 Comment

  1. Laura

    Coconut amino acids are better tasting substitute for soy sauce
    It contains no soy which is not good to eat soy if you have liver cysts. Another good marinade
    is hot sauce, lime juice and garlic


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