keto new years stir fry

New Year’s Good Luck Keto Stir-fry

keto new years stir fry

Traditionally, we pour the bubbly on New Year’s Eve, but what about the menu? Of course, that depends on where you live. In different cultures, certain foods are believed to bring good luck in the year ahead.


These New Year’s food traditions from around the world have unique meanings and are well worth considering putting on your menu.

keto new years stir fry



Whether it’s delicious pork as part of a New Year’s Day brunch or cabbage on New Year’s Eve, adding these good luck foods to your party plans are a delicious way to say see-ya to the old year and hello to a lucky new year.


Why pork?

pork is specifically thought to bring good luck on New Year’s Day. So why is pork a New Year’s food tradition?


First, it has to do with the way pigs behave differently than other animals. According to some theorists, while chickens and turkeys scratch backward, a pig buries his snout into the ground and moves forward—in the same direction you want to head in the new year!

keto new years stir fry




Right alongside the pork is often sauerkraut or some form of cabbage. This tradition also hails from Germany and Eastern Europe and is rooted in simple logistics: A late fall harvest coupled with a six-to-eight-week fermenting process means that sauerkraut is just about ready when New Year’s rolls around.



Cabbage on New Year’s is also steeped in symbolism—the strands of cabbage in sauerkraut or coleslaw can symbolize long life, while cabbage can also represent money. Try your luck with this recipe! If you want to learn about additional New Year’s luck foods, here’s a good article:

15 New Year’s Food Traditions to Bring You Good Luck










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Keto New Years Good Luck Stir-fry

A fast and easy Asian inspired stir-fry recipe in ring in the new year right!
Course keto comfort food, keto dinner ideas, keto dinner, low carb dinner ideas, keto family style meals, low carb recipes
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword 5 ingredients, Atkins Diet recipes, diabetic safe recipes, easy keto meals, easy low carb meals
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 416kcal


  • 1 lb ground pork or beef, chicken, or turkey. Cooked.
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp ginger fresh
  • 2 TB toasted sesame oil
  • 7 cups shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
  • 1 TB sambal chili paste optional
  • 2 TB soy sauce
  • 2 TB rice vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1 tsp natural sweetener
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 green onions chopped; garnish
  • 1 TB toasted sesame seeds optional


  • In a large skillet, brown ground meat, set aside.
  • Move ground meat to one side, add garlic, ginger, and sesame oil, stir into meat.
  • Add cabbage mix. Allow to sauté uncovered until starting to soften
  • In a small bowl combine soy, chili paste, vinegar, and sweetener. Add seasonings. Mix with a whisk and bowl over stir fry.
  • Continue cooking until cabbage is lightly wilted, and flavors have combined. Serve immediately. Garnish with chopped green onion and sesame seeds if desired.



Total carbs: 8g
Fiber: 4g
Net carbs: 4g
serves 4


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1172mg | Potassium: 599mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg









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