7 Keto-Friendly Chinese Food Recipes


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Keywords: keto Chinese food

Introduction

If you are following a ketogenic diet, it can be difficult to find keto-friendly recipes, especially when it comes to Chinese food. However, with a little creativity and some keto-friendly ingredients, you can easily make delicious and healthy keto-friendly Chinese food at home. Here are 7 keto-friendly Chinese food recipes that you can easily make at home.

1. Keto Egg Fried Rice

A cutting board with broccoli

1 cup riced cauliflower

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 eggs, beaten

½ small onion, diced

1 garlic clove, minced

1 green onion, thinly sliced

salt and pepper to taste

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.

Add onion and garlic, and cook until softened.

Add riced cauliflower and green onion, and cook for 3-5 minutes until the cauliflower is cooked through.

Add beaten eggs, and cook until scrambled.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

2. Keto Chicken and Broccoli

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

salt and pepper to taste

1 head broccoli, cut into florets

3 tablespoons oyster sauce

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add chicken, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until cooked through.

Add broccoli and oyster sauce, and cook for 3-5 minutes until the broccoli is cooked to your preference.

3. Keto Kung Pao Chicken

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons keto-friendly hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon chili paste

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 thumb ginger, minced

½ cup green onions, thinly sliced

⅓ cup roasted peanuts

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add chicken, and season with salt and pepper.

Cook for 5-7 minutes until cooked through. In a small bowl, whisk together hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, chili paste, garlic, and ginger.

Add the sauce to the chicken and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce is heated through.

Stir in green onions and peanuts. Serve immediately.

4. Keto Beef and Broccoli

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced

salt and pepper to taste

1 head broccoli, cut into florets

3 tablespoons keto-friendly BBQ sauce

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add beef, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until browned.

Add broccoli and keto-friendly BBQ sauce, and cook for 3-5 minutes until the broccoli is cooked to your preference.

5. Keto Mapo Tofu

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 block of firm tofu, drained and cut into cubes

salt and pepper to taste

3 tablespoons keto-friendly hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons chili paste

1 garlic clove, minced

1 thumb ginger, minced

½ small onion, diced

⅓ cup chicken broth

2 green onions, thinly sliced

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add tofu, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until browned.

In a small bowl, whisk together hoisin sauce, chili paste, garlic, ginger, and onion. Add the sauce to the tofu and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce is heated through.

Pour in chicken broth and cook for 3-5 minutes until heated through.

Stir in green onions. Serve immediately.

6. Keto Orange Chicken

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons keto-friendly orange marmalade

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

½ teaspoon sesame oil

3 green onions, thinly sliced

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add chicken, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until cooked through.

In a small bowl, whisk together orange marmalade, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Add the sauce to the chicken and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce is heated through.

Stir in green onions. Serve immediately.

7. Keto Egg Fried Rice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 head of cauliflower, priced (or 4 cups pre-riced cauliflower)

salt and pepper to taste

1 onion, diced

3 garlic cloves, minced

4 large eggs, beaten

2 green onions, thinly sliced

In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add cauliflower, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until browned.

Stir in onion and garlic, and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Push the cauliflower to the side of the pan, and pour in beaten eggs. Scramble the eggs until they are cooked to your preference.

Stir the eggs and cauliflower together.

Stir in green onion, and serve immediately.

Conclusion

There you have it – 7 keto-friendly Chinese food recipes that you can easily make at home! Whether you’re in the mood for chicken, beef, tofu, or vegetables, there’s a recipe on this list for you. And, since all of these recipes are keto-friendly, you can enjoy them without having to worry about sabotaging your diet. So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

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