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Best Keto Chick-Fil-A Low Carb Menu Options – What to Order

Sharing our favorite keto Chick Fil A menu options that are low carb and delicious.

We know the struggle of eating keto on the go is real. In our on-going series of keto fast food options, today we are covering one of our favorite non-keto and keto places to eat – Chick-Fil-A! Let’s dive into all of this chicken goodness and find out what Chick-Fil-A keto menu options are best for sticking to a low carb / keto diet.

What to Order at Keto Chick-Fil-A

Let’s grab some delicious chicken and not feel guilty Here is what to order Keto at Chick-Fil-A.

how to eat keto chick fil a low carb menu options

Keto Chick-Fil-A Grilled Nuggets

Your best option for ordering at keto at Chick-Fil-a will be to order the Chick-Fil-A grilled nuggets. Imagine a piece of their delicious grilled chicken cut up into bite size nuggets.

what to eat keto chick-fil-a grilled nuggets

That’s what you get when you order this Chick-Fil-A keto option.

Keto Chick-Fil-A Grilled Nuggets CountCarb CountProteinTotal Calories
12 count Grilled Nuggets2 carbs38 grams of protein200 calories
8 count Grilled Nuggets1 carb25 grams of protein130 calories
5 count Grilled Nuggets1 carb16 grams of protein80 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for grilled nuggets

Learn how to calculate net carbs.

Chicken Nuggets

Maybe you are not in the mood from grilled chicken and wanting something a little more flavorful and tastes more specific to the deliciousness of Chick-Fil-A chicken. We got you, as we will keep this keto Chick-Fil-A options in check.

what to eat keto chick-fil-a nuggets

Here is what to order based on the carb counts that you feel comfortable with.

Keto Chick-Fil-A Nuggets CountCarb CountProteinTotal Calories
8 count Chicken Nuggets11 carbs27 grams of protein250 calories
5 count Chicken Nuggets7 carbs17 grams of protein160 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for chicken nuggets

More Chick-Fil-A Keto Chicken Options

Don’t feel stuck thinking you have to order just the nuggets! Here are keto Chick-Fil-A chicken options that aren’t chicken nuggets, they are filets!

Grilled Chicken Fillet

This is a lemon-herb marinated boneless chicken breast.

low carb chick-fil-a grilled chicken filet

It is grilled tender.

1 Chick Fil A Grilled Chicken Fillet1 carb21 grams of protein110 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for grilled chicken filet

Crispy Chicken Fillet

This is the standard Chick-Fil-A chicken filet that comes on a sandwich.

low carb chick-fil-a chicken filet

It is a boneless breast of chicken seasoned to perfection, hand-breaded, pressure cooked in 100% refined peanut oil.

1 Chick Fil A Crispy Chicken Fillet12 carbs24 grams of protein250 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for crispy chicken filet

Spicy Chicken Fillet

Like your keto chicken spicy? Chick Fil A has got you with this spicy chicken filet! This will set you back some carbs, but maybe split in half and eat with a salad. That way you could make 2 keto meals out of 1!

1 Chick Fil A Spicy Chicken Fillet16 carbs23 grams of protein280 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for spicy chicken filet

Side note about Chick-Fil-A chicken – buy extra Chick-Fil-A nuggets or filets and keep in your fridge for a quick easy meal at a later time.

Chick-Fil-A Keto Dipping Sauces

In addition to chicken, we all know that this blessed place is known for their beloved dipping sauces.

what low carb chick-fil-a dipping sauces are keto?

And yes, there are a few keto friendly Chick-Fil-A dipping sauces to consider dipping your grilled nuggets into. –

Garden Herb Ranch Sauce – 28g serving size1 carb1 grams of protein140 calories
Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce – 12g serving size3 carbs0 grams of protein60 calories
Zesty Buffalo Sauce – 21g serving size1 carb0 gram of protein25 calories
Cilantro Lime Sauce – 12g serving size0 carb0 grams of protein70 calories
chick-fil-a keto dipping sauces nutrition data for salad dressings

Carbs in Chick-Fil-A Sauce

Before you throw your hands in the air because you love you Chick-Fil-A sauce (did you know you can buy it on Amazon.)

1 Chick-Fil-A Sauce – 28g serving size7 carbs0 grams of protein140 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for carbs in chick-fil-a sauce

Carbs in Polynesian Sauce

And we cannot forget the beloved Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce. Here is the carb count for your low carb dieting pleasure, and this dipping sauce is also available on Amazon.

Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce – 28g serving size14 carbs0 grams of protein110 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for carbs in polynesian sauce

It really is a game of moderation so don’t rule it out. Also, don’t over indulge.

Chick-Fil-A Keto Salads

Let’s face it, we can make any salad low carb, but let’s look at how we can create a Chick-Fil-A keto salad using their base salads.

how to eat keto salads at chick-fil-a

Kale Crunch Salad

The Chick-Fil-A side salad made from kale, known as the kale crunch salad is an easy lunch option that pairs well with their grilled chicken nuggets.

Kale crunch side salad features a blend of Curly Kale and Green Cabbage tossed with an Apple Cider and Dijon Mustard vinaigrette, all topped off with salted, crunchy Roasted Almonds.

1 Kale Crunch Salad (with almonds)8 carbs3 grams of protein120 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for kale crunch side salad

Don’t like the almonds? You can save 2 net carbs by not eating the roasted almonds. But also, read about the benefits of almonds in our post are almonds keto friendly.

Chick Fil A Side Salad

The simple side salad at Chick Fil A is a great base for a delicious keto salad meal. Add on your choice of chicken nuggets and enjoy a fulfilling keto fast food meal.

The side salad comes with a fresh bed of mixed greens, topped with a blend of shredded Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses and grape tomatoes. Made fresh daily.

1 Side Salad (with cherry tomatoes)7 carbs5 grams of protein80 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for a side salad

Served with charred tomato, crispy red bell peppers and choice of dressing. I lose the grape tomatoes because I am not a fan and it adds a few carbs. Also, I don’t eat the crispy red bell peppers to help reduce the carb count.

Like all keto salads, watch out for your carbohydrates when it comes to the salad dressing.

Chick-Fil-A Keto Salad Dressings

Speaking of keto salad dressings, Chick-Fil-A offers 4 different low carb salad dressing options.

low carb chick-fil-a salad dressings keto friendly

The following salad dressing nutritional data is for 57 gram serving size.

Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing3 carbs1 grams of protein310 calories
Creamy Salsa Dressing2 carbs1 grams of protein290 calories
Garden Herb Ranch Dressing2 carbs1 gram of protein280 calories
Light Italian Dressing3 carbs0 grams of protein25 calories
chick-fil-a nutrition data for salad dressings

Ordering Chick-Fil-A Keto Breakfast

Yes, unfortunately Chick-Fil-A breakfast hours are open until 10:30 am. Yes, it’s lame but here we are. Good news, with a few modifications, you can eat a low carb, delicious keto breakfast at Chick-Fil-A.

what to order keto chick-fil-a breakfast menu options

You will need to make modifications to the breakfast items, as off the menu – these are now low carb or keto friendly. Just ask to substitute a few items and surely you will get “our pleasure” in return.

Egg White Grill

The standard breakfast egg white grill comes with a breakfast portion of grilled chicken with a hint of citrus, served on a toasted multigrain English muffin with egg whites and American cheese. We will want to say NO to the English muffin because the English muffin has 29 carbs that we do not need to consume.

Egg White Grill – NO English Muffin1 carbs21 grams of protein150 calories
keto breakfast chick-fil-a nutrition data for egg white grill no muffin

Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit

Another keto Chick-Fil-A breakfast option is the sausage, egg and cheese biscuit – MINUS the biscuit. I know, we are no fun. But you know what else is no fun? 37 carbs in breakfast biscuit and that would be a no on any low carb diet!

Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – NO Biscuit1 carbs18 grams of protein320 calories
keto breakfast chick-fil-a nutrition data for sausage, egg and biscuit – no biscuit

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Muffin

Next up, we have the bacon, egg and cheese muffin as a low carb Chick-Fil-A breakfast option. Again, we are saying NO to the muffin. But, fear not – this has bacon (bacon memes for our bacon lovers!)

If you are looking for the BEST Keto Breakfast option at Chick-Fil-A, the bacon, egg and cheese with no muffin is your best low carb order.

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Muffin – NO Muffin0 carbs11 grams of protein170 calories
keto breakfast chick-fil-a nutrition data for bacon egg and muffin – no muffin

Sorry to the Chick-Fil-A Chicken Minis

While, yes we know the deliciousness of the Chick-Fil-A chicken minis, sorry friends – we have to say no thanks. For a 4 count of chicken minis, you are looking at 41 carbs. That is over 10 carbs per chicken biscuit combo. The devil in these is the mini yeast rolls and honey butter spread.

Sorry to the Chick-Fil-A Chicken Minis41 carbs19 grams of protein360 calories
keto breakfast chick-fil-a nutrition data for bacon egg and muffin – no muffin

We don’t need that kind of carbohydrate temptation in our lives. Just say hard pass.

Use the Chick-Fil-A App

We’ve suggested this before when talking about eating Keto Taco Bell and others, use the restaurants app whenever possible. This will let you easily customize whatever you are eating.

easy ordering keto with chick fil a app

Plus, let’s face it. It’s so awkward now with Chick-Fil-A and their drive thru. While the crazy long lines at Chick-Fil-A are handled super fast because they have God speed efficiency, the fact you are ordering face to face without looking at a menu most of the time is just weird.

And it makes things really odd when you are trying to order Chick-Fil-a keto friendly options and having to customize to your low carb liking.

App Rewards

I would fail you by not mentioning this tid bit about the Chick-Fil-A app. Built into the app is a loyalty program that lets you earn rewards every time you order. If you have a large family like mine, the reward points can add up quick offering you free food. Who doesn’t love free food?

Website Ordering

Likewise – Chick-Fil-A’s website offers similar ordering options, including the option to deliver in some areas. That’a keto fast food WIN in our book! Not having to leave the house and food just appearing at our door that is keto friendly, yes and please.

Don’t Forget – They Are Close on Sundays

Another fun or not so fun fact – Chick-Fil-A is closed on Sundays.

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Yes, friends – despite how many more millions this fast food chain would make, they honor the Lord’s day by closing on Sundays.

Final Thoughts on Keto Chick-Fil-A Meal Options

Chick-fil-a offers a nice array of keto fast food options to help you stay low carb on the go. Try to mix the menu up.

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