Shortly after adopting a ketogenic lifestyle I realized my love affair with Chinese food was over. If I wanted the relationship to continue, I was going to have to figure out how to make keto Chinese food. And that is what I did, friends. This orange ginger keto beef stir fry is better than takeout!
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keto chinese food
What is your go-to Chinese food order? When I was a kid, my mom would always order a bunch of different dishes and we’d each eat a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
When I married my husband, he was not privy to this Chinese food habit of mine. So when he saw how much I ordered us, and then I proceeded to take some of his meal, his eyes got real big!
It was one of those early marriage learning lesson moments! Haha!
Obviously, we don’t order Chinese food anymore now that we follow a ketogenic diet. Sad face.
I really wish a keto Chinese food restaurant would open but that probably won’t ever happen unless I do it myself. Hmm…new biz opportunity?
When we get a hankering for keto Chinese food, it’s up to me to make it happen. (I’m the only cook in the family)
I actually have several other keto take-out recipes on the blog! Have you tried any of them yet? (Spoiler: I have even more coming in my cookbook!)
make your own keto beef stir fry
This low carb take-out recipe is crazy easy! The hardest part is waiting for it to marinate in the fridge before you get to cookin’.
The marinade and sauce are sweet with fresh notes of garlic and ginger. There’s no need to buy a jar of marinade when you can make your own.
Theoretically, you could make this keto beef stir fry in one skillet if you really wanted to! Personally, I like to make the sauce in it’s own sauce pan to maintain the integrity of the flavors but you’re the master of your kitchen!
If you have a wok, this would be the perfect dish to use it! I actually don’t own a wok, crazy right? It might be time to change that!
Once you’ve marinated your meat and prepped your veggies, this keto beef stir fry cooks up really quickly! I like to use avocado oil to fry my beef but by all means, use whichever oil (that has a high smoke point) you prefer.
complete the meal
You could also do a veggie stir fry to go along with this keto beef stir fry. I like to cook zucchini, mushrooms, and onions whenever I’m stir frying vegetables.
Make sure your beef is in small pieces. Trim any large pieces down to insure even cooking. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 10.8gCarbohydrates: 4.5gFiber: 0.7gProtein: 39g
Make sure your beef is in small pieces. Trim any large pieces down to insure even cooking.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.