Try Low-Calorie Thai Food
Many of us often assume dining out as a sure shot way to add on lots of calories. Be it continental or Italian or Chinese cuisine, almost all delicious foods weigh heavily on the belly. No wonder, a health and fitness conscious person avoids eating out. Let Nine Tastes give you one more reason to dine out – the low-cal Thai food which are not just amazingly delicious but very healthy too.
Moreover, most of the Thai food are rich in fresh chilies which contain capsaicins. Capsaicins are known for reducing cholesterol, boosting your metabolic rate and help you burn more calories. In fact, Thai food have so many food options that are rich in water content so you can relish them sans all guilt.
You can try the following options:
1. Steamed Rice with Chicken Curry – Thai Food
Steamed Rice is low-cal food and chicken is high in protein. So the combination makes for a perfect meal.
2. Som Tam
The worldwide favourite, Som Tam, is basically freshly sliced papayas mixed with fish sauce, Thai chilies, and a number of other spices. The salad also includes tomatoes, string beans, dried shrimp and garlic. The choice of ingredients explains why this salad is so healthy and low-cal!
3. Tom Yum Soup
While most of the soups in other cuisines are cream based and hence loaded with calories, this one is good owing to a liberal use of fish or prawns or chicken with ginger, mushrooms, garlic, lemon grass, chilies, and many other Thai herbs. To keep it low-cal, the soup is also made without coconut milk and chili paste.
4. Larb Gai
Thai Chicken Salad is another low carb dish. Rich in chicken, Larb Gai is delicious as well as very healthy.
5. Fresh Spring Roll
Fresh Spring Rolls is indeed a healthy snacking option. Filled with vegetables, these spring rolls are steamed and indeed a preferred choice over the fried ones.
There are so many other sumptuous foods in Thai cuisine that will not add to your weight owing to their low-carb nature.
Book your table at Nine Tastes and let this weekend be a low-calorie indulgence!