Low Calorie Dishes in Dubai
Guilt free choices in Dubai come along a lot more often than you think and we’ve rounded up some of the best low calorie dishes in Dubai. All of these dishes come in at under 300 calories but more than 200 calories.
The perfect balance between good tasting food and a healthy choice, best enjoyed from some of the cheap hotels in Dubai.
Quinoa With a Difference
What it is: Most people on some sort of a health kick have tried quinoa (pronounced, ‘keen-wah’, by the way) or have considered it due to its long standing reputation as being a low calorie health food but have you ever tried freekeh quinoa? This is a mixture of quinoa, tomato, parsley and pepper with zesty orange juice, lemon juice and olive oil with a sprinkling of cumin to create this amazing and unique dish.
Where to go: You can get this from Fumo Lounge by Rosso at Amwaj Rotana at The Walk in JBR.
How much it’ll cost: Cheap, cheerful and good for you at only 29 AED (£6).
How many calories: This dish totals up to 220 calories, spot on.
What it is: We’ve got to admit, this one sounds a bit weird, but the Fried Sardines is definitely worth trying if you’re up for something healthy, low calorie and tasty. This nutritious meal will give you a whole bunch of good-for-you-stuff and it tastes pretty great.
Where to go: Head down to Ibn AlBahr from Club Vista Mare at the Palm Jumeirah.
How much it’ll cost: Get your fried sardines for only 35 AED (£7).
How many calories: A delicious and light 290 calories.
Lebanese Health Food
What it is: Get yourself a fantastic dish of some amazingly well cooked Lebanese food from this smashing restaurant and try the lamb bajeen. This finely minced meat dish is topped generously with garlic, parsley and tomatoes to make it tasty and healthy.
Where to go: Pop over to the Boulevard Kitchen at Manzil Downtown on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard.
How much it’ll cost: This dish costs a heaty 64 AED (£12.50)
How many calories: This one’s only 285 calories.
What it is: This healthy and filling breakfast meal is a fantastic option to start off your day. Get the organic amaranth which is, as the name implies, organic amaranth grains, soya milk and yoghurt all mixed together with honey and fresh berries. Full of goodness and tasting great, this dish will get you set up properly for your long day at work.
Where to go: Revo Café at Anantara at The Palm Dubai Resort in the Palm Jumeirah.
How much it’ll cost: This costs only 45 AED (£9).
How many calories: A great dish that’s only 261 calories.