Thankfully, many Chinese cuisine items are low in potassium and full of healthy veggies. However, it's important to limit or avoid soups, soy sauce, MSG and other high-sodium ingredients.
Use chopsticks to slow down your eating and avoid the extra sauce you might get when using a fork or spoon
Steamed dumplings with sauce on the side
Beef or chicken and broccoli, Buddha's feast, kung pao chicken or pork, orange chicken, steamed shrimp with vegetables, Szechuan fish, steamed dim sum , lettuce wraps
Vegetables, such as baby corn, bok choy, snow peas, water chestnuts, sprouts, carrots, celery, bell pepper and broccoli
Brown or white rice or plain noodles
Meat, chicken, shellfish or tofu with vegetables steamed or prepared by stir-frying
Moo Shu dishes - They are generally leaner alternatives with fresh meat, chicken or shrimp, and low-potassium vegetables
Steamed or raw vegetable sides, or a baked white or sweet potato if potassium is not restricted
Soups, such as wonton, egg drop, hot-and-sour and other soups that are very high in sodium
Dishes with soy sauce, MSG and other high-sodium ingredients, such as lo mein and chow mein (TIP: Ask your server for more information on how the dish is prepared.)
Soy sauce - Very high in sodium, including the reduced-sodium version
Dishes with peanut sauce, peanuts, cashews or almonds are higher in potassium and phosphorus
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