Keto Meals with a Local Touch

Keto Meals with a Local Touch
Asian dishes are famously heavy on the carbs, but having keto-approved meals that taste like home is more possible than you may think.

On a keto diet and craving good ol’ local food? We know it can be challenging – Asian cuisine isn’t exactly known to be keto-friendly. But going keto with your favourite local delights is perfectly possible. We’ll show you how and why. Here are some suggestions for some tasty local dishes for your keto journey, whether you choose to whip them up yourself, or have them delivered to your doorstep:

If you’d like to whip your food up yourself…
Hainanese Chicken Rice

Ah, one of our unofficial national dishes. This mouth-watering low-carb, high-fat meal will give you a taste of home – just sans the starch. Simply replace the white rice with cauliflower rice and voilà –a complete keto meal!

Source: KETO EAST by Kelly Tan Peterson

Mee Siam
Who can resist the burst of flavours from this a piping bowl of soft vermicelli in spicy, sweet and sour broth? You can enjoy the sheer bliss of tasting this traditional dish even if you are going keto. Just switch the vermicelli for shirataki noodles and use xylitol instead of sugar – satisfaction guaranteed.

Source: KETO EAST by Kelly Tan Peterson

Fried Kway Teow
This dish is known for its flat noodles that are deliciously slathered in sweet soy sauce and wok-fried over high heat. Have it the keto way, guilt-free by using Miracle Noodle fettuccini as a carb replacement.

Source: KETO EAST by Kelly Tan Peterson

Yes, this Peranakan coconut-based spicy soup can be keto-friendly – you can use coconut cream instead of coconut milk, and satiate your carbs cravings with shirataki noodles.

Source: KETO EAST by Kelly Tan Peterson

If you’d like to have it delivered to you straight from the KETOMEI kitchen…

Beef Rendang
Meat slow-cooked to tender perfection in a rich coconut-milk and spice mixture, rice and vegetables – everything you love on a plate! Rice and starchy gravy are typically the stars of this dish, but our chefs will make sure that this hearty meal is delicious as it is keto-friendly with cauliflower rice, cucumber and egg.


Taiwanese Lor Bak
Also known aslu rou fan, this Taiwan-style braised pork belly dish is one of the must-haves for anyone visiting Taiwan! We’ve complemented it with braised egg and broccoli, and shirataki yellow noodles as your carbo substitute.

Source: Ketomei

Singapore Curry Chicken Wings
A hot favourite in Singapore, quite literally. Comes with sides of cauliflower as “potato”, and konjac noodles.  

Discover more keto-licious delights you can whip up from Kelly Tan Peterson’s KETO EAST cookbook. Or, check out our menu for more a-mei-zing keto meals you can have sent right to your door!

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