View Full Version : Protein content of chicken breast
06-12-2004, 12:21 PM
Ive seen many different numbers bandied about on the net bout how much protein a 100g of COOKED chicken breast contains. Does anyone know for sure?
06-12-2004, 12:54 PM
It can vary. There is no exact answer. How it's cooked can affect the count. Eating it with the skin can also affect cal count. I use the cal count for how its cooked (fried, stewed, roasted) and if it has skin or not.
06-12-2004, 12:55 PM
I record it at 32g protein (skinless, boneless).
06-13-2004, 02:20 AM
i count 100g of lean chicken breast (no skin or bones) as 28g of protein.
06-13-2004, 03:30 AM
The one's i've got at the moment are 27g's... but as said - it varies..
06-13-2004, 07:31 AM
very roughly 30g per 100g.
the breasts i eat are 125g and about 40g prot.
06-13-2004, 08:17 AM
wont the pack that you buy have the protein count on it???? cant you just go by that....that would make sense no?
yes and when I eat at the D-hall i usually count the chicken as 30
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