Keto Thai Grilled Chicken Sandwich

My ultimate favorite food is spicy food. So I’m always drawn to Asian food naturally. I love the savory and spicy blend. My keto Thai grilled Chicken sandwich has all the flavor and none of the guilt. It’s got savory, sweet, tangy, crunchy & a hint of spicy flavors. Feel free to leave out the birds’ eye chili or replace it with 1/4 seeded jalapeño if you like a milder flavor.

Keto Thai Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Net Carbs 4g for chicken & slaw. If you use the keto bread recipe buns on my website that are 2g Net Carbs, Then total will 6 Net carbs. You can however use any keto bread and add on the carbs.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Servings 2
Calories 206 kcal



  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tbsp cilantro


  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 birds’ eye chili
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sweetener
  • 1 tbsp roasted peanuts


  • 2 Keto buns
  • butter to toast buns
  • mayonnaise to serve
  • lettuce to serve
  • tomato slices
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro


  • Pound the garlic & cilantro in a mortar and pestle into a smooth paste.
  • Add the paste & fish sauce to the chicken thighs.
  • Mix well, cover with plastic wrap & set aside to marinate for at least 10 minutes or even a couple of hours.
  • Prepare the coleslaw while the chicken marinates. Slice the cabbage thinly and set aside.
  • Use the mortar & pestle to pound the garlic & chili to a paste, add peanuts and turn it into a rough paste.
  • Add the fish sauce, lime juice & sweetener. Do not mix the dressing & cabbage until you are ready to serve, to prevent wilting.
  • Set aside until ready to serve.
  • Heat up a cast iron or a nonstick pan. Add about 1/2 tbsp avocado oil.
  • Place the chicken pieces into the hot pan and sear for a couple of minutes until the chicken gets a nice golden color.
  • Turn the chicken pieces and sear the other side for another two minutes.
  • Turn the heat low and cook the chicken for 6-8 minutes until cooked through and no longer pink. Alternately you can grill the chicken on an outdoor grill.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan & let it rest while you get everything else ready
  • Butter the keto buns (recipe easy keto bread) & toast them.
  • Mix the cabbage and dressing to make coleslaw.
  • Spread the mayonnaise on the toasted buns, assemble chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and coleslaw. Sprinkle cilantro and devour.



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Serving: 1sandwichFiber: 1.7gCalories: 206kcalFat: 3.8gProtein: 33.6gCarbohydrates: 5.7g
Keyword chicken sandwich, keto Asian recipes, keto chicken sandwich
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