Chicken thigh is slightly more tender and flavorful than chicken breast due to its higher fat content.
In a chicken breast with skin, 50% of the calories come from protein, while 50% come from fat. Additionally, eating the skin adds nearly 100 calories (9).
When it comes to calorie count, about 70% come from protein while 30% come from fat.
While a skinless chicken breast is 284 calories with 80% protein and 20% fat, those numbers dramatically shift when you include the skin (1).
Chicken breast is one of the most popular cuts of chicken. It’s high in protein and low in fat, making it an excellent choice for people trying to lose weight.
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|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 165||Cals from Fat 36|
|Total Fat||4.00 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.00 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||n/a g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||n/a g|
|Trans Fat||n/a g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0.00 g|
|Dietary Fiber||n/a g|
* Percentage breakdown of calories from carbs, protein, fat and alcohol.
How much protein does cooked chicken breast have?
According to the USDA, 3 ounces (85 grams) of cooked chicken breast’s nutrition contains 133 calories. Lean chicken breast has 27.3 grams of protein and 2.8 grams of fat, 0.9 grams of which come from saturated fat.
How much does 100g of chicken weigh when cooked?
How much protein does 100 gms of chicken have?
Chicken breast contains 31 grams of protein per 100 grams.
Does cooked chicken breast have less protein?