Ordering Keto at Chick-Fil-A

If you’re looking to order keto at Chick-Fil-A, you came to the right page!

Ordering keto at Chick-Fil-A isn’t hard as long as you remember these main guidelines.

Skip all of the bread, fries, hash browns, and fruit.

These are the main culprit type of foods that will throw you right off your keto path.

Let’s go over each category on the Chick-Fil-A menu and see what low carb foods this restaurant has to offer.

How to Order Keto at Chick-Fil-A

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Breakfast

When looking over the breakfast menu, I found many high carb foods that would kick me right out of ketosis.

Here is a list of the breakfast items I would eliminate.

Avoid These Foods:

  • Buttered Biscuit
  • Chick-n-Minis
  • Greek Yogurt Parfait with Chocolate Cookie Crumbs
  • Greek Yogurt Parfait with Granola
  • Hash Brown Scramble Burrito
  • Hash Browns
  • Sunflower Multigrain Bagel with Cream Cheese

Here are all of the suitable breakfast items with some minor changes.

Eat These Foods:

  • Bacon, Egg & Cheese (No Biscuit or Muffin) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Sausage, Egg & Cheese (No Biscuit or Muffin) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Egg White Grill (No Muffin) – 1g Net Carbs
  • Hash Brown Scramble Bowl with Chicken (No Hash Browns) – 4g Net Carbs
  • Chicken, Egg & Cheese (No Bagel) – 7g Net Carbs

These sandwiches are great choices for breakfast when removing the bread.

All you need is the bacon, egg, and cheese to give you that morning energy!

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Lunch and Dinner

When it comes to the entrees section, each chicken sandwich they offer will be low-carb by removing the bread.

This will leave you with a piece of juicy chicken with minimal carbs.

If your craving chicken nuggets, I would recommend the grilled chicken nuggets over fried. This is a healthier and lower carb option.

Also, make sure to cross off Chick-n-strips from the menu as these are loaded with carbs.

Avoid These Foods:

  • Chick-n-Strips (3-4 Count)

Eat These Foods:

Chick-fil-A Nuggets (Breaded) 

  • 4-Count – 4g Net Carbs
  • 6-Count – 6g Net Carbs
  • 8-Count – 8g Net Carbs

Grilled Nuggets

  • 4-Count – 1g Net Carbs
  • 6-Count – 2g Net Carbs
  • 8-Count – 2g Net Carbs
  • 12-Count – 3g Net Carbs

Sandwiches

  • Chicken Sandwich (No Bun)  – 6g Net Carbs
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich (No Bun) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich (No Bun) – 4g Net Carbs
  • Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap (No Flatbread) – 5g Net Carbs
  • Spicy Sandwich (No Bun) – 12g Net Carbs
  • Spicy Deluxe Sandwich (No Bun) – 13g Net Carbs

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Salads

Chick-Fil-A offers 4 salads that are keto friendly and delicious. Make sure there is no beans, no corn, no tomatoes, and no tortilla strips.

Avoid These Foods:

  • No Beans, No Corn, No Tomatoes, No Tortilla Strips.

Eat These Foods:

  • Cobb Salad (No Corn, No Tomatoes, Add Grilled Chicken) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Spicy Southwest Salad (No Beans, No Corn, No Tomatoes, No Tortilla Strips) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Grilled Market Salad (No fruit & No Granola) – 6g Net Carbs
  • Side Salad – 9g Net Carbs

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Sides

The only side item that is low carb is a side salad. Avoid the noodle soup, fruit cups, superfood sides, and waffles fries.

Avoid These Foods:

  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Fruit Cup
  • Superfood Side
  • Waffle Potato Fries

Eat These Foods:

  • Side Salad – 9g Net Carbs

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Sauces

If you’re looking for a dipping sauce, choose either Garlic & Herb Ranch or the Buffalo Sauce.

If looking to add a low carb dressing to your salad, limit yourself to 1 packet of Garlic & Herb Ranch, Avocado Lime Ranch, Creamy Salsa, or Light Italian.

Avoid These Sauces

  • Sriracha Sauce
  • Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Chick-fil-A Sauce
  • Barbecue Sauce 
  • Polynesian Sauce 

Eat These Sauces:

  • Garlic & Herb Ranch (Dipping) – 1g Net Carbs
  • Buffalo Sauce (Dipping) – 1g Net Carbs
  • Garlic & Herb Ranch (Dressing) – 2g Net Carbs
  • Avocado Lime Ranch (Dressing) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Creamy Salsa (Dressing) – 3g Net Carbs
  • Light Italian (Dressing) – 3g Net Carbs

Drinks

Water is the best option to wash down your low carb foods. You can also try the Unsweetened Iced Tea of any size which contains no carbs and no sugar.

That pretty much sums up all of the low carb foods at Chick-Fil-A. Make sure to check out the easy to read low carb menu below.

Low Carb Chick-Fil-A Options

(Data was taken from http://www.nutritionix.com/chick-fil-a/menu/premium)
(Net Carbs = subtracting fiber from total carbs)

CategoryMenuNet Carbs
Breakfast
Bacon, Egg & Cheese (No Biscuit or Muffin)3g
Sausage, Egg & Cheese (No Biscuit or Muffin)3g
Egg White Grill (No Muffin)1g
Hash Brown Scramble Bowl with Chicken (No Hash Browns)4g
Chicken, Egg & Cheese (No Bagel)7g
Lunch and Dinner
Chick-fil-A Nuggets, 4-Count4g
Chick-fil-A Nuggets, 6-Count6g
Chick-fil-A Nuggets, 8-Count8g
Grilled Nuggets, 4-Count1g
Grilled Nuggets, 6-Count2g
Grilled Nuggets, 8-Count2g
Grilled Nuggets, 12-Count3g
Chicken Sandwich (No Bun) 6g
Grilled Chicken Sandwich (No Bun)3g
Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich (No Bun)4g
Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap (No Flatbread)5g
Spicy Sandwich (No Bun) 12g
Spicy Deluxe Sandwich (No Bun) 13g
Salads
Cobb Salad (No Corn, No Tomatoes, Add Grilled Chicken)4g
Spicy Southwest Salad (No Beans, No Corn, No Tomatoes, No Tortilla Strips)
5g
Grilled Market Salad (No fruit & No Granola)6g
Side Salad9g
Sauces
Garlic & Herb Ranch (Dipping)1g
Buffalo Sauce (Dipping)1g
Garlic & Herb Ranch (Dressing)2g
Avocado Lime Ranch (Dressing)3g
Creamy Salsa (Dressing) 3g
Light Italian (Dressing)3g
Drinks
Unsweetened Iced Tea (Any Size)0g

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Jane Diane Letcher

On KETO
I love this!
On my way!!

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