When you decided to switch to the keto diet, you may have just came to terms that you have to give up Asian food. Well, think again. In this article we have some Panda Express low carb options.
Panda Express is the very popular Chinese chain restaurant. They are located all over the United States. With the information in this article you will be ready to get some keto-friendly Chinese food anytime you are near a Panda Express.
Let’s be clear about something. You are not going to want to eat Panda Express with any regularity while you are on the ketogenic diet. You can get a combo, which is two servings plus a side, and it will be under 40 net carbs. This may not be low enough for some of you. If you are locked in ketosis and getting great results, it is probably a great idea to just skip on this meal. Or just get something smaller than a combo.
Panda Express Keto Options
First let’s look at some of the options you can use to put together a combo. There are two very low carb entrees on the menu: Grilled Teriyaki Chicken and Grilled Asian Chicken. Both of these have 8 net carbs and 300 calories. Normally when I am getting a combo, I double down on the Grilled Teriyaki Chicken. If you pair it with a serving of mixed vegetables, that adds another 11 net carbs. So that’s a pretty filling meal, but you are looking at 27 net carbs. If that is all you are eating for the day, that’s not too bad.
Another option is the String Bean Chicken Breast, which is a medium entree and contains two servings. This is 380 calories and 18 net carbs. Not nearly as filling as the previous meal, but a much more manageable number of carbs.
Here is a video from Crazy Keto Girl that gives you some different options for staying keto while eating Panda Express.
Like we stated earlier, Panda Express isn’t the best low carb option. Some people may want to avoid it altogether. But if you have a hankering for some Chinese that cannot be extinguished, we showed you how to navigate Panda Express while on keto.
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