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The Keto Guide To Dining Out: Vietnamese Food

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Yum. Vietnamese cuisine is a flavourful and exciting choice for a meal out. Vietnamese cuisine uses nearly 70 kinds of herbs in their cooking and many popular dishes rely on the subtle flavours of various combinations to complete a meal. Then there are the sauces! Vietnam is also known for it's wide variety of dipping sauces and it boasts more than 30 kinds, from fish sauce, shrimp sauce and crab sauce to rare sauces like frog sauce. When you choose to eat Vietnamese cuisine, you're always in for an interesting and tasty meal!


But, Vietnam is also famous for its wide range of noodles, rice noodle (Pho), vermicelli (Bun), grass noodle (Mien), thick rice noodle (Hu Tieu) and egg noodle (Mi). With so many amazing noodle dishes to offer, eating Keto can be a real challenge when you've chosen your local Vietnamese restaurant for a meal out. Luckily, we are arming you with our keto restaurant guide to eating out! You will be ready for the unexpected problems that try to throw you off your game! These tips will help you navigate any restaurant menu for keto Vietnamese food.


Change the noodles out for bean sprouts.


Bean sprouts are a very versatile vegetable that can be used in a multitude of dishes. They have a very light taste and are high in fiber. They also add a creative spin to your usual pho soup. 


Bo Luc Lac is a yummy dish that can come on salad instead of rice.


Bo Luc Lac is chopped beef steak. A great example of the many dishes that can have the rice substituted for a salad. All you need to do is ask! 


Ask for more meat or veggies instead of the rice.


Load up on your veggies instead of loading up on the carbs. Vegetables are always great substitutes to fill up your plate and stomach.