30+ Keto Chinese Food You May Want To Try (With Recipes)

The Keto diet is a diet that solely requires you to consume calories from fats rather than from carbohydrates.

This diet focuses on limiting carbohydrates intake and eating foods rich in proteins and healthy fats instead.

In a keto diet, the body aims to deplete sugar reserves leading to the breakdown of fats to get energy.

This is because fats produce more energy than carbohydrates.

beef with broccoli

This is why when on a keto diet, you will realize that you get less sluggish by the day and more energetic and active.  

When fat is broken down for energy, the body will produce ketones molecules (which is the reason behind the name ‘keto Diet’) which will fuel the body to burn more fats hence weight loss.

A keto diet has many advantages. They include:

Advantages of the keto diet

Weight loss

A keto diet helps to boost metabolism and reduces one’s appetite. This is because you consume a lot of fiber during this diet, which brings the feeling of fullness.

In addition, the food you consume during this diet also helps reduce hunger-stimulating hormones, which makes you eat less.

Smooth skin

You have probably heard from your dermatologist that your diet has a  high impact on the health of your skin.

Most people have acne that is brought about by unhealthy foods and junk.

A lot of carbohydrates also increase blood sugar which increases the chances of getting acne.

Improved heart health

Healthy fats like avocado increase the health of the heart, unlike other complex fats and carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates and unhealthy fats increase the levels of bad cholesterol.

High amounts of cholesterol are the cause of most cardiovascular diseases.

Other advantages

The other advantage of the keto diet include:

  • Protection of brain function
  • Reduced chances for seizures
  • Reduced risk for cancers that are linked to blood sugar

However, like every fantastic thing, and this diet is fantastic, there is always a catch or risk.

Some risks are associated with a keto diet. They include:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Inability to exercise

These issues do not happen always but if you consider starting the keto diet journey, speak to your doctor or nutritionist first.

Being a lover of Chinese foods, I spent a significant amount of time this summer researching and trying out fantastic keto recipes.

The keto diet journey is not easy, and you have to make it as fun and exciting as possible to ensure you stick to it.

That is why I made this list of fun Chinese keto recipes that I discovered.

I hope you will find it exciting to try them out. But, before we get into that, I have been asked by most of my friends and family two common questions; first, whether it is possible to enjoy Chinese food on a keto diet, and second the appropriate amount of carbs in Chinese food that is allowed on a  keto diet.

Can you eat Chinese food on keto?

Yes. You can. Fortunately, you will find many Chinese dishes that are ideal for a keto diet. Lots of veggies usually characterize Chinese dishes.

However, you will find most dishes accompanied by rice, noodles, fried or battered meat, sugary and starchy sauces that often have many carbohydrates.

Most keto diet restricts carb intake 50 grams of total carbs(carbs with fiber) per day.

For this reason, you might find it hard to eat Chinese food on a  keto diet. But you might find some Chinese foods that are ideal for a  keto diet.

If you are going to buy this food at the restaurant, it would be hard to give the exact carb count because of the preparation method.

For this reason, it would be better if you made the food at home.

This would give you more control over the cooking method and the ingredients to lower the carb count.

How many carbs are there in Chinese food?

Chinese food is usually presented with some carbs. However, the number of carbs would vary according to the meal and method of food preparation.

For this reason, it would be hard to say how much carbs are in a typical Chinese food.

However, you should note that most Chinese foods have high-carb levels, which might not work for your keto journey.

So if you want to practice a keto diet yet and enjoy Chinese dishes, you have to figure out how to make them have a low carb count or just read this article to the end.

You can either make the Chinese food at home or have a low-carb Chinese food take out.

Low carb Chinese takeout

If you prefer to order take out or it is one of those days when you are so busy you cannot make yourself a Chinese meal at home, do not worry.

There are many available low-carb Chinese takeouts at most Chinese restaurants where you can order from.

However, you should ensure you know the preparation method that the food has been subjected to before ordering.

For example, we all know fried coated foods have a high carb content; therefore, you need to avoid fried coated dishes.

Listed below are examples of low-carb Chinese food takeout items.

Egg Foo Yung

Egg Foo Yung

Egg Foo Yung is a Chinese omelet that is made with peas, carrots, and bell peppers.

It usually has a  gravy topping, but it would be ideal to avoid the gravy for a low-carb diet.

Egg Foo Young fillings might change depending on the leftovers since it is usually a leftover recipe.

Make sure before you order that the fillings are only vegetables. You can enjoy this takeout for breakfast or dessert.

Meat and vegetable combinations

Meat and vegetable combinations

Depending on your favorite Chinese restaurant, you will find different meat and vegetable combinations.

These dishes usually have this savory sauces which contain minimal carbs that are keto-friendly.

Most restaurants have chicken and mushroom combo on their menus.

This is usually my number one choice, and this combination is very healthy and filling.

You can also order curry chicken, Szechuan pawns, and Moo Goo Gai Pan.

You should pay attention to the sauce when you go for this option.

If the sauce looks too thick and it tastes too sweet, then go for other options. This means the sauce could have cornstarch and added sugars.

Black bean sauce

Black bean sauce

Black beans sauce is a sauce with one of the least carbs compared to the other sauce. This is the sauce that you should always order.

However, the sauce comes with some beans in it, which we know is a source of carbohydrates. Ignore the beans while eating this sauce.

Hot and sour soups

Hot and sour soups

Hot and sour soups like egg drop soups are always the best keto-friendly options in a restaurant.

They are healthy with many nutrients from ingredients like mushrooms, vinegar, bamboo shoots, tofu, and spices. They are delicious.

Always go for thin soups—most of the thick soups containing a lot of carbs. For example, go for an egg drop for an appetizer.

This is a great option instead of thick soups and other appetizers.

Mongolian Barbecue

Mongolian Barbecue

A Mongolian barbecue is a barbecue that allows you to choose whichever meat and vegetables you want, and the restaurant will prepare it your way without adding any starch or sugars.

This is a fantastic option as it gives you a choice and therefore you can control what you eat without getting into the kitchen.

Stir-fried dishes

Stir-fried dishes tend to have fewer carbs and sugar compared to those that have been fried.

These foods have about a gram or two of carb with each serving. If you want your food stir-fried, ensure you let your restaurant know.

Additionally, it would be great if you asked your restaurant of choice not to coat it with corn starch.

It would also be nice to communicate your keto diet preferences to the restaurant if the service providers are friendly.

This would let them know your preferences and customize your order according to that.

Steamed food

Being a kid growing up, I never loved steamed foods. I found them bland and tasteless.

Now being an adult, I have grown a deep liking for steamed foods. I prefer my fish and vegetables steamed. Steamed foods are perfect for a keto diet.

Most Chinese restaurants serve steamed foods today. For instance, most dim sums are steamed nicely and taste so good.

Have a look at the steamed food options and choose what you prefer.

Walnut chicken

Walnut chicken

Walnut chicken is one of the best Chinese dishes that exist. This dish is perfect for a  keto diet since it is usually not made with sugar or starch. However, there are two ways of making this dish.

One is by stir-frying with very little sauce that is flavourful.

The second option is to use a creamy white sauce made out of mayonnaise or sweetened condensed milk.

I prefer the method with little to no sauce since it has the least sugars.

However, it would be wise to ask your restaurant the method of preparation used on the walnut chicken before ordering yours.

Mu Shu

Mu Shu

Mu shu is usually made from skinless pork or chicken with low carb content and then covered with a wrapper.

It is a stir-fried dish that consists of sliced pork, mushrooms, cabbage, scrambled eggs, and other vegetables.

If you want to enjoy a low-carb choice, then you can go wrapperless and enjoy.

You can take this as a snack or a meal. Enjoy it with cauliflower rice.

Beef and broccoli

Beef and broccoli

This has to be the most famous Chinese dish, which is healthy and keto-friendly.  It is made by stir-frying beef and broccoli in a light sauce.

It is better and easier to make it at home to avoid the cornstarch slurry usually added to marinate the meat to tenderize it.

However, authentic Chinese restaurants use baking powder, which has no carbs, instead of cornstarch to velvet their meat.

Therefore beef and broccoli would be an ideal takeout dish.

Stir-fried mushrooms

Stir fried mushrooms

Mushrooms are simply delicious. In a Chinese buffet, you would hardly ever miss the Chinese stir-fried mushrooms.

This mushroom is usually served in a tasty savory brown sauce.

Mushrooms are an ideal keto takeout dish as it has low calories and carbs.

However, you should portion and eat at most 110grams since the brown sauce has cornstarch in it.

Sauteed green beans

Sauteed green beans

Whole green beans taste amazing.  You will never miss this dish on a Chinese menu.

Sauteed green beans can either be served with sauce or just sauteed with garlic. Be careful to know the sauce used to avoid sauces with a lot of carbs.

To accompany it, you can add proteins like baked fish ad boiled shrimp.

Chicken and broccoli

Keto Chinese chicken and broccoli

You can also cook broccoli with chicken. This dish is made from stir-frying chicken and broccoli—some chefs like adding carrots, onions, and other vegetables.

Because of the sauces, this dish in a restaurant might contain some carbs from things like cornstarch added to thicken it.

However, chicken and broccoli are still one the most keto-friendly meals in a restaurant.

Chop Suey

Chop Suey

Chop suety is stir-fried meat that includes vegetables, eggs, and light sauce. It is made with chicken, and you should have it served over cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles.

When ordering in a restaurant, if they do not have cauliflower rice, you can ask for extra vegetables and no rice or noodles.

Baked fish

Baked fish

Baked salmon is one of the classic dishes in a Chinese buffet. Baked salmon is carb-free; therefore, you can enjoy it as you want.

This is because it is usually just seasoned, then baked, and is served with no sauce.

Baked salmon has a lot of nutrients, including a lot of protein and omega-3 fats. This is perfect for a keto diet.

Seafood Bird’s Nest

Seafood Bird’s Nest

This dish consists of stir-fried seafood and is made with cap peas, mushrooms, and carrots. The seafood could either be shrimp, squids, or scallops.

This dish is served in a nest made of deep-fried taro, creating a low-carb deep-dish perfect for keto dieting.

Peking duck

Peking duck

Peking duck is a roasted duck that has a crispy skin and is served whole. It is then thinly sliced at the table side and served with scallions and hoisin sauce.

The leftover is used to make other dishes that are also keto-friendly, like Peking duck lettuce wraps or soup.

Beggars chicken

Beggars chicken

This is a fantastic keto dish. It is ideal if you love proteins. This is a stuffed chicken that is filled with bamboo shoots and ground pork.

The stuffed chicken is wrapped in lotus leaves. Then it is warped with clay and cooked until ready.

Kung pao shrimp

Low carb Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung pao shrimp is a delicious dish that consists of shrimp that burst with flavor with every bite. The shrimp is mixed with peanuts, bell peppers, and chiles.

Kung pao can also come as chicken or beef; therefore, ask what you desire. Additionally, you can request a keto-friendly sauce.

Steamed tofu with mixed veggies

Steamed tofu with mixed veggies

Tofu is bean curd. It is a low-carb food with many nutrients like calcium, zinc, and iron. It also has amino acids, all nine of them.

I prefer my tofu fried, and I always ask for that. I think it tastes better, and it does not have extra carbs, just more calories from the fat, which is fine.

Egg drop soup

Egg drop soup

Egg drop soup is a perfect appetizer when on a keto diet. It has low carb and is simply delicious. The soup is made with broth, eggs, scallion, black pepper, and a thickener.  

You should be careful to only order soup that has a keto-friendly thickener like xanthan gum.

Pork belly

Pork belly

Pork belly consists of high amounts of fat and low carbs. It is a delicious dish and one of my favorite keto-friendly dishes.

When roasted, the outside becomes crispy, and the inside remains tender. The difference in the textures comes together nicely.

Ensure the restaurant of your choice does not graze your pork belly with sugar, as this would increase the carb count significantly.

Boiled seafood

Boiled seafood

In most Chinese buffets in a restaurant, you will find a seafood section. This section consists of crawfish, shrimp, prawns, and crab legs.

When these dishes are boiled or steamed, they are free from carbs and have high protein contents.

Accompany this dish with a lot of vegetables and enjoy.

Sauteed broccoli

Sauteed broccoli

Broccoli is one of the most filling vegetables that exist. It is no starch and contains only 4.76 grams of carbs in every cup.  

When choosing sauteed broccoli, ensures that the sauces you use are light sauces without sugar.

You can use sauces like brown sauce and lobster sauce.

Low carb Chinese food

You can make low-carb Chinese food in your kitchen. After all, this pandemic has taught us that the world can shut down, restaurants can close, but humans must eat.

You have to eat the exciting and tasty foods you are used to; therefore, you must learn how to cook.

I have listed the best keto Chinese recipes that I found online, perfect for a keto diet.

Instant pot Chinese lemon chicken

Instant pot Chinese lemon chicken

One of my first Chinese dishes to order when I was still being introduced to Chinese foods was lemon chicken.

This was love at first taste, and I have never looked back since. I had to learn how to make it at home.

I like to eat healthily, and I have been a faithful follower of the keto diet for years.

For this reason, it was hard to find a keto-friendly version of the lemon chicken online. So I had to dig and dig until I found this fantastic recipe.

Making this chicken at home is easy, and all you need is a pressure cooker to enjoy this classic keto Chinese dish.

The chicken is light ad has a crispy coating. The lemon brings about a pleasant tangy, savory taste that will have you licking your fingers.

You will be able to make a sauce that tastes better than the ones in your favorite Chinese restaurant with this recipe.

This sauce is sugar-free, low carb, and gluten-free, satisfying your keto and paleo needs. This sauce is flavourful and addictive.

It will cost you 40 minutes of your day to make this tasty dish. This makes it perfect for weeknights as you will not spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

Usually, this chicken is coated with cornstarch; however, avoid that step because cornstarch tends to have hidden high-carb contents.

While deep frying, use your instant pot and fry for the utmost 2 minutes. This will give your chicken a nice brown coating, but the chicken would not be ready. 2 minutes is enough since we do not want our chicken to absorb a lot of oil as this would interfere with the keto diet.

You can add your favorite vegetables like broccoli to add a nice twist. While serving, serve it with low-carb foods like cauliflower rice or spiralized zoodles. Serve it while hot and enjoy.

Here is the recipe.

Keto fried rice

Keto fried rice

I am a sucker for Chinese fried rice. I do not think a couple of days would go without having my rice.

Letting go of rice was very hard when I started my keto diet journey. How clueless I was at that time! Who said you could not enjoy rice when on a keto diet?

It was until I came across this recipe that I realized I could still enjoy fried rice.

Only this time, I would use cauliflower rice which tastes just the same if not better.

This recipe yields Chinese fried rice that is rich in flavor and tastes so good.  This Chinese dish has low carbs, and it is very filling.

It is also a dairy-free and gluten-free dish, therefore perfect if you are doing a paleo diet.

Making this rice is easy. All you need is 15 minutes and follow the easy, few steps in the recipe.

This makes it a perfect meal for dinner or lunch on busy days. This fried rice tastes so good, and it is a guaranteed even picky kids will love it.

Cauliflower behaves the same way rice does. It soaks up flavor from the seasonings and has a mild taste, just as regular rice.

The texture is also the same. Just ensure to use appropriate and enough seasonings to get the best taste.

Try out this recipe and share with us your experience. Keto-fried rice is easy to make hence ideal when you have to fix a dish as fast as possible.

It also looks so delicious; therefore, there will be almost zero garnishings. So enjoy this popular Chinese takeout at home.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Mongolian beef

Keto Mongolian beef

Keto Mongolian beef is an easy Chinese dish to make. If you are craving a tasty, out-of-the-ordinary quick dish to make, then this dish is for you. Each bite burst with a flavor that is heaven;y addictive.

The traditional Mongolian beef is made with a lot of sugar, corn starch, soy, and gluten.

However, you will enjoy a healthier version of this beef with this recipe while still enjoying the same fantastic taste, if not better.

This Mongolian beef is made using coconut aminos or tamari instead of soy sauce which makes it gluten-free.

The saltiness from the coconut aminos increases the beef flavor and is quite subtle; hence does not overpower.

This Keto Mongolian beef is perfect when you have friends over for dinner.

It is easy to fix; therefore, you would spend most of the time entertaining than cooking. Serve it while hot with cauliflower rice.

Here is the recipe. Enjoy!

Chinese Pepper steak

Chinese Pepper steak

Pepper steak is another easy-to-make Chinese low-carb dish. Despite how elegant it looks, it is made from a few common ingredients.

I have to confess I cook it so often in my kitchen, maybe more than I actually should, just because it is easy to fix.

At this point, I think I can make it with my eyes closed.

This healthy Chinese pepper steak is made from sliced beef and bell pepper that is stir-fried. AAn authentic Chinese pepper steak is sweet and savory.  

Most Chinese dishes have soy sauce added to them to make them savory, but we will skip the soy sauce to be more keto in this meal. Instead, we will add ginger, scallions, and garlic to make it savory.

For sweetness, you can use honey instead of brown sugar since it is a healthy sugar.

The honey will also give the pepper steak a nice brownish color. You can be creative and build on this recipe. Customize it to your want.

Serve this dish with cauliflower rice and enjoy.

Here is the recipe.

Low-carb Kung Pao Shrimp

Low carb Kung Pao Shrimp

There is this misconception that making Chinese food is complex, with lots of steps and complicated ingredients.

I used to believe so too. However, with time and experimenting with different recipes in my kitchen, I have realized that Chinese dishes are one of the easiest to make.

This low-carb Kung Pao shrimp is another easy-to-make keto-friendly Chinese meal.  It will cost you 20 minutes of your day to prepare and cook.

Additionally, each serving is only a few calories, and the sugar is limited.

The dish also has high levels of protein which is ideal for muscle generation, and a lot of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals. To top it all, it tastes so good.

Kung Pao is any Chinese recipe that is stir-fried and served with a spicy and sometimes sweet sauce.

Most of the kung pao recipes are chicken or shrimp. Therefore if you want a Kung Pao chicken, you can use the same recipe but instead substitute shrimp for chicken.

Kung Pao shrimp has many flavors brought about by the delicious shrimp, peppers, tender bell, butty peanuts, and the spicy sauce.

You can have this Chinese meal as takeout, but you can also make it in your house following this recipe.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Chinese chicken fried rice

Keto Chinese chicken fried rice

I love Chinese food. I find Chinese food quite creative, and this is what I like most about them.

In addition, Chinese food tends to make one-pot cooking seem fancy and elegant.

This makes most of the Chinese foods easy and quick to cook and clean afterward. That is why I love my keto Chinese chicken fried rice.

This rice has a nice texture that feels so good in the mouth. If you do not fancy carrots, you can replace the carrots, usually in the Chinese fried rice, with cabbages.  

You can also use celery instead of peas if you have none. This recipe includes tamari but is careful to use it in low quantities to keep the carb level down.

Use a lot of healthy oil to increase the fat content.  However, I cannot stand a lot of oil. I find it a tad disgusting and appalling. For this reason, I use chicken broth instead.  

This broth works as an oil and ensures that nothing sticks to the skillet and burns while the cooking is in progress.

I also think the broth intensifies the flavor of the chicken. You can also use sesame oil which doesn’t only act as oil but as a flavor too.

This dish is delicious and currently one of my favorite.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Chinese chicken and broccoli

Keto Chinese chicken and broccoli

I had always wanted to start my keto diet journey, but I always felt afraid that I would not enjoy my favorite meals anymore.

How wrong was I. Keto is a special diet that gives you the flexibility to enjoy your favorite meal while keeping healthy.

I love Chinese chicken and broccoli. I used to love it even before I started my journey in keto dieting.

When I started this journey, it was one of the most common dishes I used to make. So I had to do identify hacks of ensuring I am consuming less sugar and starch.

This keto Chinese chicken and broccoli is so flavourful. It has most of the flavors you would want in a meal.

In addition, it has only four net carbs with each serving making it one of the best low-carb Chinese dishes.

Making this dish is easy and fast. All you need is this recipe, a few locally available ingredients, and 30 minutes.

You will need sesame seed and oil in this dish. Sesame has an exciting flavor that will stand out in every bite. Remember to thaw your broccoli and chicken first before you start to cook.

Substitute brown sugar with honey, and you can try a substitute for soy sauce.

However, even with the soy sauce and brown sugar, the meal will still be keto.

Serve this dish hot. Serve it over cauliflower rice. Remember, the cauliflower has some carbs, too; therefore, consider the carbs in the cauliflower as you make your Chinese chicken and broccoli.

Here is the recipe.

Keto orange chicken

Keto orange chicken

Keto orange chicken has to be the most common Chinese keto dish, and it would be unfair if I did not leave a recipe for it here.

This chicken is crispy and coated with sticky orange sauce. The orange sauce must be sugar-free for it to be keto.

This chicken tastes so good, and I guarantee it would taste like the one you are used to in your favorite restaurant now without the high sugars and carbs making it better.

This dish has only 300 calories and only 5.8 grams of net carbs per serving.

This means you can eat it multiple times a day since the required net carbs in a keto diet are 25 grams per day.

Orange chicken is a classic Chinese dish that consists of pieces of chicken dipped in a mixture of egg or cornstarch, giving the chicken pieces a crispy layer around them.

This chicken is then coated with and high-carb orange sauce with sugar. This makes a classic orange chicken unfriendly for keto dieting.

Most restaurants do not make a keto-friendly orange chicken, and for that reason, you should never order an orange chicken from a restaurant if you are on a keto diet.

The restaurant’s orange sauce has a lot of white sugar, vinegar, and cornstarch. These ingredients have high levels of carbs.  Make it at home.

Additionally, you should use the orange juice sparingly in the preparation of your dish.

But when you use orange juice in this Chinese orange chicken, avoid orange juice for the day.

Try this elegant and fancy Chinese orange chicken, and your family would keep coming for the second serving.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Chinese pork egg roll soup

Keto Chinese pork egg roll soup

I am not just a foodie but a strong critic of food. I love flavourful and cannot stand bland food at all.

When I first ate Chinese pork egg roll soup, I swear that I felt what heaven is said to be for a few seconds.

It tasted so good. I could not believe that all that burst of flavor and goodness was coming from this simple soup.

I had to try it and make it for my husband when he traveled back from a business trip. I enjoyed seeing the same reaction in him. Discovering this recipe and trying it was one of my proudest moments.

This recipe is easy to follow, and the ingredients are accessible. If you hunger for Chinese food, then this soup is guaranteed to satisfy that.

 This soup is a tasty combination of pork, ginger, and sesame. The soup is filling and is guaranteed to keep the carbs low.  

You can top it with green onions, sesame seeds, and sriracha or chili for that fantastic kick.  You can also add mushrooms, Chinese cabbage, and bell pepper.

This hearty soup is so good even your kids would come for more.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Chinese chicken salad

Keto Chinese chicken salad 1

Salads are deemed to be some of the healthiest foods available, but that is not always the case. Salad can have high amounts of carbs if not prepared well and with the right ingredients.

This Chinese chicken salad is healthy, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and paleo. In addition, it is real food that is ideal for clean eating.

I am not a fan of salads, but I have gone out of my way on many occasions to make Chinese chicken salad.

It must be one of the best salads ever created. It is one of the things I used to order most in restaurants.

However, the traditional Chinese chicken salad has many carbs that are not ideal in a keto diet.

Therefore do not think the Chinese chicken salad you will order from the restaurant would be as healthy as the one you would make at home using this recipe.

This recipe has only 7g net carbs, making it one of the healthiest dishes in a keto diet. A traditional chicken salad is crunchy because of the crispy wontons, which usually have many sugar and carbs.

This salad is also crunchy because of the bell pepper, coleslaw, and roasted almonds, making a perfect substitute for the crispy wontons.

Use a homemade Asian dressing made using avocado, one of the healthiest fat sources that have ever existed.

Then, add some sesame seed, rice wine vinegar, monk fruit, and soy sauce to make your perfect dressing.

Serve it as a side and enjoy.

Here is the recipe.

Keto roasted Chinese chicken thighs

Keto roasted Chinese chicken thighs

Roasted Chinese chicken thighs are simply delicious. Making the keto roasted Chinese chicken thighs is relatively easy, and this recipe makes it even easier.  

All you need for this Chinese chicken thigh are a few available ingredients and 50 minutes. You need boneless chicken thighs for the perfect outcome.

Chicken thighs are a good source of fat and proteins, which is ideal for a keto diet. They are also available.

You can buy boneless chicken or buy bony ones if you have the time to remove the bones.

You also need a keto tomato ketchup that has no added sugars and salt. Also, add some rice vinegar to get the tangy taste that will contrast the sweetness of the ketchup.  

Ensure you use rice vinegar with a maximum of 1.5g of carbs for every 100ml.

Marinating the meat would have an intense flavor that is divine.

However, you can skip marination if you do not have as much time.

Serve this food as part of the main meal with cauliflower or zucchini noodles. You can also enjoy it as a snack.

Here is the recipe.

Keto Kung Pao chicken

Keto Kung Pao chicken

Kung pao is one of the tastiest Chinese dishes. Whether it is Kung Pao shrimp, chicken, beef, brussels sprouts, you name it.

My allegiance to the type of Kung Pao has changed over the years. At some point, all I wanted was kung pao shrimp, but now kung pao chicken is my best.

The perfect Kung Pao chicken is spicy, savory, saucy, sweet, and delicious. This dish has no gluten from soy sauce.

Instead, you will use whole ingredients like avocado oil, green onions, sesame seed, tamari or coconut aminos, unseasoned white vinegar, peanuts, garlic, ginger, Thai chilies, or serranos, swerve, and of course chicken breast.

This recipe yields Keto Kung Pao chicken that has 2mostly proteins, fats, and cholesterol.

The carbohydrate is only 4 grams in each serving, with most of it being fiber.

You can serve it on zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice. Also, have some salad if you want, but I am not sure you will get to that point because of how divine this keto kung pao chicken is.

Here is the recipe.

Low carb sausage eggroll

Low carb sausage eggroll

There is something fancy about this dish. Sausage eggroll tastes terrific too. It is a low-carb dish that is great for a keto diet.

The eggroll is deconstructed and put in a bowl and is simply delicious.

This sausage egg roll is quite addictive hence why most people call it the crack slaw.

If you are tired of enjoying your pork the usual way, you can try out this recipe, and I guarantee you your family will keep coming back for more.

In my household, we enjoy this meal every Friday evening. This is because it is easy to make hence perfect for dinner after a long day at work. It also tastes so good, hence rewarding my family after a long week and help welcome the weekend in style.

Well, that plus, we cannot go a week without this low-carb sausage eggroll.

This meal is a one-pot meal. This means it is easy to cook and clean up. You should cook the pork first, then add the seasonings followed by vegetables.

The first vegetable to be added should be the one that takes the longest to cook.

Always add the sesame oil after adding all the vegetables. This helps bring out its fantastic flavor without it burning and becoming bitter.

In 30 minutes, your food will be ready. Serve it hot and eat it as it is, or you can add some zucchini and sauce.

Here is the recipe.

Low Carb chicken stir fry

Low carb chicken stir fry is a delicious dish. It is easy to make and can easily fit into your weekly menu.

This low-carb chicken stir fry has to be one of the best keto chicken recipes available.

To make your chicken tastier, ensure you use ingredients that add complementary flavors.

It only takes 26 minutes to cook this chicken, and it has many vegetables that provide healthy fiber.

Additionally, the flavors are pretty layered and complex, making it hard for someone to tell what is in a dish and what is not.

You need pretty many ingredients for this recipe; however, the process of preparation and cooking is short. Use unsweetened rice vinegar to bring out the rich tangy flavor and xanthan gum to thicken your stir fry sauce.

You should use Erythritol to sweeten the dish, which acts like sugar without the carbs in sugar.

Use boneless chicken if you can and ensure it is skinless. However, if you love yours with skin, it is okay. To make your chicken stir fry spicier, you can add chilies.

Also, marinate to add flavor.  If you do not have chicken, you can use other types of meat like pork or beef.  

Here is the recipe.

Keto Lo Mein

Keto Lo Mein

Trying out this keto Lo Mein recipe was a fantastic experience, and the result was out of this world.

This dish is made using ingredients that I am confident you will get in your local grocery store and zero-carb Konjac noodles.

Get a low-carb replacement for pasta can be a daunting task. That is why I was so happy to come across this recipe, and I instantly knew I would have to share the recipe with my dear readers.

The dish is dairy-free, budget-friendly, it has protein, and it’s easy to prepare.

The konjac noodles are marinated to bring a divine flavor. They have a nice bite which is similar to rice noodles.

Always rinse the konjac noodles, and rinse as much as you can until the fishy smell in the konjac noodles goes away. After which, you marinate.

You should never boil your konjac noodles. Instead, just panfry in a scorching hot pan.

Garnish the noodles with green onions and serve while hot. Serve with your favorite meat, veggies on the side, and a low-carb sauce.

Here is the recipe.

Conclusion

Following the Keto diet is an incredible way to keep healthy and lose weight.

But you should not let go of your favorite Chinese dish because you have decided to start this journey.

There are so many low-carb Chinese foods that you can enjoy while dieting.

These food are available in restaurants, or you can as well make them at home.

The above guide will help you know what food to take and what to avoid. I hope you enjoy it.

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Ingredients

  • Egg Foo Yung
  • Meat and vegetable combinations
  • Black bean sauce
  • Hot and sour soups
  • Mongolian Barbecue
  • Stir-fried dishes
  • Steamed food
  • Walnut chicken
  • Mu Shu
  • Beef and broccoli
  • Stir-fried mushrooms
  • Sauteed green beans
  • Chicken and broccoli
  • Chop Suey
  • Baked fish
  • Seafood Bird’s Nest
  • Peking duck
  • Beggars chicken
  • Kung pao shrimp
  • Steamed tofu with mixed veggies
  • Egg drop soup
  • Pork belly
  • Boiled seafood
  • Sauteed broccoli
  • Instant pot Chinese lemon chicken
  • Keto fried rice
  • Keto Mongolian beef
  • Chinese Pepper steak
  • Low-carb Kung Pao Shrimp
  • Keto Chinese chicken fried rice
  • Keto Chinese chicken and broccoli
  • Keto orange chicken
  • Keto Chinese pork egg roll soup
  • Keto Chinese chicken salad
  • Keto roasted Chinese chicken thighs
  • Keto Kung Pao chicken
  • Low carb sausage eggroll
  • Low Carb chicken stir fry
  • Keto Lo Mein

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