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Fast Food Quick Guide: Panda Express

What Are The Most Healthy Fast Food Choices at Panda Express?


Updated February 15, 2014

Chinese takeout

Chinese takeout can be diet-friendly with these calorie-smart choices at Panda Express.

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Panda Express offers Americanized versions of Chinese dishes such as sweet and sour pork and orange chicken. There are a number of calorie-smart main dishes and you can choose steamed mixed vegetables as a side instead of rice. This guide will help find healthy choices at Panda Express.

Good Choices:

  • Chicken with mushrooms (5.5 oz.) - 135 calories
  • Beef and broccoli (5.5 oz.) - 150 calories
  • Black pepper chicken (5.5 oz.) - 180 calories
  • Mixed vegetables (5 oz.) - 70 calories
  • Fried tofu with beans (5.5 oz.) - 185 calories
  • Vegetable spring roll (1) - 85 calories

Choose Less Often:

  • Orange chicken (5.5 oz.) - 475 calories
  • Sweet and sour pork (4 oz.) - 415 calories
  • BBQ pork (5.5 oz.) - 400 calories
  • Vegetable fried rice (8 oz.) - 390 calories
  • Fried shrimp (6) - 260 calories

To search the nutritional information for many other restaurant foods, visit About.com's Calorie Count.

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