View Full Version : Protein amount in chicken breast?

12-29-2001, 07:47 AM
I just bought some frozen chicken breast today and inside there are 2 pieces that weights around 400 grams. However, after subtracting the cover and wrapping, the remaining weight should be approximately 250 grams.

Can someone tell me how much protein does a 2 piece chicken breast that weighs 250g contain?

Also, are there any sites that states down the nutrition value of different foods?

12-29-2001, 09:56 AM
It varies very little, but your looking at around 50g-55g for the 250g of chicken that you have

12-29-2001, 10:31 AM
Check out this Nutrition Analysis Tool...

NAT (http://www.nat.uiuc.edu/mainnat.html)

12-29-2001, 10:46 AM
are sure the packaging weighed 150 grams? thats sound quite a lot to me. If so, you could save some money by not getting chicken in a fancy packaging, as you do not eat the packaging(a less really hungry).
chicken breast in a plastic bag - the packaging will not weigh more than like 30 grams.

100 grams of chicken breast(no skin) will have about 20-28 grams protein in. so times up the % to the amount you eat.

12-29-2001, 05:05 PM