It is obvious that potato itself is prohibited on keto diet, because it contains too much carbs and starch. Its consumption should be significantly cut. But in French fries recipes potato is the main ingredient, it is the main part of it. So what can we take in the keto fast food recipes instead of it ?
What can substitute the potato.
Celery contains only 7 g of carbohydrates and 42 calories total per 100 gr. There are many ways to prepare celery root. You can cook it like a potato, or make a portion of chips.
To do this keto fast food, you only need to put the pieces of peeled and cut slices on a baking sheet, add oil and bake with 200 degrees for 30 minutes.
This is the most popular vegetable that used instead of potato, especially on keto diet because of its availability and nutrition function. There are 2 gr of carbs and 17 total calories per 100 gr of product.
Daikon is most similar to potatoes when it is served steamed, boiled or fried.
One daikon radish contains 61 calories with 9 g of pure carbohydrates, 2 g of protein and 0 g of fat.
This vegetable is considered to have the most similar to potato taste.
Besides, every 100 grams of kohlrabi has only 2 grams of pure carbohydrates and 27 total calories.
French fries keto recipes
Thus, to prepare keto French fries we can use these vegetables and get more healthy and low-calories dishes. Here we will describe the French fries keto recipe with using zucchini, but you should remember it can be replaced with the other vegetables that are mentioned above.
- Zucchini – 250 gr (1 PC)
- Almond flour – 2 tbsps
- Egg – 1 PC
- Breadcrumbs (of course made of keto-bread, otherwise you should be careful and count the carbs)
- Salt, pepper, green, spices you like
Cut zucchini into slices. Add 2 tablespoons of flour to and salt to taste. Then stir well.
In a separate plate break 2 eggs, beat with a fork until smooth.
In the third plate put breadcrumbs. Add to them a mixture of dry herbs and salt and spices to taste.
Now take a slice of zucchini and dip in the egg mixture, then in the breadcrumbs. Put it on a baking sheet and repeat with all the other slices the same procedure.
Put the backing sheet at preheated to 200 degrees oven for about 25 minutes.
There are some other keto fast food recipes that can taste similar to French fries. They can’t replace it, but can satisfy the desire of such fast food kind.
- Onion – 1 PC
- Egg – 1 PC
- Almond flour – 2 tbsp
- Salt, pepper, spices
- Oil for frying
We start the keto fast food recipe with the onion batter. Take one chicken egg, wash it well and break into a bowl. Add salt, pepper and spices. Put in the bowl two tablespoons of almond flour. All very well mix with a fork.
Now peel the onion and cut it into rings. Carefully separate the rings from each other.
Pour the oil in a frying pan. It should be enough to cover the onion, about five millimeters high. We put the keto fast food rings in batter and then put in a pan with heated oil. Fry the rings on both sides. Remove the rings from the pan. You can use a fork or a knife.
To make the keto fast food rings crispy and less fat, it is necessary to remove the excess oil. Therefore, immediately after roasting they must be placed on a paper towel or napkins and lay for some minutes.
Crispy fried mozzarella
- Mozzarella 100 gr
- Egg – 2 PCs
- 1.5 cups breadcrumbs (remember about carbs)
- Oil for frying
- Salt, black and red pepper or other spices
Cut mozzarella into 12 sticks.
In a deep frying pan, heat enough oil.
In one bowl break eggs, in another one put the breadcrumbs. Dip the mozzarella sticks firstly in the first bowl, then in the second. Then lay them in a frying panwith preheated oil. They should be fried until golden brown on all the sides for about 3 minutes. Dry the keto fast food snack with paper towels and serve with your favourite sauce.