Take a look at a kidney-friendly recipe for an oven-style hangi recommended by Senior Renal Dietitian, Teri Styles

kidney friendly recipe - oven style hangi

Recipe: Oven style hangi – Serves 6 

1 tbsp oil 
2 cloves garlic, crushed 
3 tsp smoked paprika 
3 tsp dried mixed herbs 
2 medium carrots, cut into chunks 
1 medium potato, cut into chunks 
1x onion, finely diced 6 chicken thigh pieces 
6 large cabbage leaves 
Garnish with ½ cup fresh herbs or spinach (optional) 

1. Heat oven to 180 Celsius 
2. Mix the oil, vegetables, chicken, herbs and spices in a large bowl, and set aside 
3. Bring a pot of water to boil, add the cabbage leaves to the water and remove when they begin to soften (2-3 minutes approximately) 
4. Lay out the cabbage leaves in a baking dish and divide the ingredients between the leaves. 
5. Roll the leaves up so all the ingredients are inside 
6. Pour ½ cup water into the baking dish 
7. Cover the dish with tin foil and bake for 2 hours or until cooked 
8. Serve with fresh herbs of spinach, if available 

Recipe adapted from Heart Foundation New Zealand.