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Top 10 Low Carb Options at Chick-Fil-A For Keto Diet

Chick-Fil-A is a casual dining spot that specializes in all things chicken. They are best known for their crispy chicken sandwiches and delicious, buttery biscuits.

Similar to other fast food places, you can eat low carb here by avoiding breaded chicken and sandwiches that come with sugary sauce. We recommend going with the grilled chicken nuggets and a low-carb dipping sauce. 

Here at the top ten lowest-carb dishes that you can order at Chick-Fil-A in order from the lowest carb to highest, based on the nutrition information on the company’s website.

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Grilled Chicken Nuggets

The grilled chicken nuggets are not breaded like the regular chicken nuggets are. This makes them a great low-carb option.

You can order them as a 4, 6, 8, or 12 count. Be sure to go with a low-carb dipping sauce, such as zesty buffalo sauce (0 grams carbs) or garden herb ranch (1 gram of carbs).

A 12-count serving contains 200 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, 2 grams of carbs, and 38 grams of protein.

What to order: the grilled chicken nuggets (4, 6, 8, or 12 count) with zesty buffalo dipping sauce or ranch. 

Kale Crunch Side

If you’re looking for the perfect side dish to accompany your chicken, then go with a kale crunch salad instead of fries. It’s topped with crunchy almonds. 

It contains 120 calories, 9 grams of fat, 8 grams of carbs (7 grams net carbs), 1 gram of fiber, and 3 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by asking to hold the apple cider and dijon mustard vinaigrette.

What to order: ask for the kale crunch side without dressing instead of fries as a side dish. 

Market Salad

The market salad comes with chicken breast on a bed of lettuce with blue cheese, red and green apples, strawberries, and blueberries. It’s served with Harvest nut granola, roasted almonds, and light balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. 

It comes with your choice of chicken preparation, including breaded chicken strips, a cold grilled filet, grilled nuggets, regular breaded nuggets, or a spicy cold grilled filet.

If you order this salad with a cold grilled chicken filet, it will contain 250 calories, 10 grams of fat, 16 grams of carbs (12 grams net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 27 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by holding the apples and granola. You can also swap out the balsamic vinaigrette dressing for ranch.

What to order: the market salad with grilled chicken and ranch dressing. Hold the apples and granola.  

Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap

The grilled chicken cool wrap comes with sliced chicken breast, green lettuce, Monterey cheese, cheddar cheese, and your choice of dressing in a flaxseed flour flatbread.

It contains 350 calories, 13 grams of fat, 29 grams of carbs (16 grams of net carbs), 13 grams of fiber, and 42 grams of protein.  

We recommend asking for a low-carb dressing, such as ranch. Or you can hold the dressing altogether. You can also reduce the carbs by asking for no flatbread.

What to order: the grilled chicken cool wrap with ranch dressing and no bread. Request to have this wrapped in a lettuce wrap. 

Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken

The Cobb salad comes with mixed greens, roasted corn kernels, Monterey jack and cheddar cheeses, bacon, grape tomatoes, and a hard-boiled egg with avocado lime ranch dressing. 

If you get it with a cold grilled filet, it will contain 400 calories, 19 grams of fat, 22 grams of carbs (18 grams net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 36 grams of protein. 

You can reduce the carbs by asking for no corn kernels. You can also ask for the dressing on the side.

What to order: the cobb salad with grilled chicken and ranch dressing on the side. Hold the roasted corn kernels.

Egg White Grill

Chick-Fil-A has a variety of breakfast sandwiches that you can get if you go there in the morning. These are good options because they usually contain sauce meat, eggs, and cheese with no sauce. All you have to do is toss the bun. 

The egg white grill is a light sandwich that would work well as a morning snack. It comes with grilled chicken, egg whites, and American cheese on a multigrain English muffin.

It contains 290 calories, 8 grams of fat, 29 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 26 grams of protein. By holding the muffin, you can reduce the carbs to two grams or less.

What to order: the egg white grill minus the English muffin. 

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit

The bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit contains 420 calories, 23 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 15 grams of protein. 

By holding the biscuit, you should be able to reduce the carbs to only one or two grams.

What to order: the bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit minus the biscuit. 

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit

The sausage, egg, and cheese biscuit has more calories than the bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit. This makes it a better option if you want something more filling.

It has 630 calories, 43 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 23 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs to nearly zero grams if you hold the bun. 

What to order: the sausage, egg, and cheese biscuit minus the biscuit. 

The Grilled Chicken Sandwich

The grilled chicken sandwich comes with lettuce, tomato and honey roasted BBQ sauce on a bun.

It contains 320 calories, 6 grams of fat, 41 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, and 28 grams of protein. 

However, you can reduce the carbs to one or two grams by asking for no bread or sauce.

What to order: the grilled chicken sandwich with no bun or sauce. Get this with a side kale salad instead of fries. 

Grilled Chicken Club

The grilled chicken club comes with chicken, bacon, lettuce and tomato with a honey roasted BBQ sauce. You can get it with your choice of American, Colby jack or pepper jack cheese.

It contains 460 calories, 17 grams of fat, 41 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, and 37 grams of protein. 

You can reduce the carbs to one or two grams by asking for no sauce or bun.

What to order: the grilled chicken club minus the BBQ sauce and bun. Enjoy a side salad with ranch instead of fries as your side. 


Conclusion

Chick-Fil-A specializes in chicken sandwiches, wraps, and sides. You’ll want to avoid the crispy chicken and nuggets and stick with grilled, unbreaded chicken instead.

You can eat low carb here by choosing the grilled nuggets or a sandwich minus the bread. They make a kale crunch salad that would be a good replacement for fries as your choice of side. 

Always opt for a low-carb dressing, such as ranch or zesty buffalo sauce, or no dressing at all. Safe beverage choices in all restaurants include water and unsweetened tea. 

Related: How to Order Low Carb Keto-friendly Options at Popeyes

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