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113 Meats Highest in Leucine

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2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. Roasted Chicken Leg
    5160mg (189% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  2. Skirt Steak
    5007mg (183% RDI) in 6oz steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  3. Lamb Shoulder Roast (Cooked)
    4699mg (172% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  4. Lean Chicken Breast (Cooked)
    4508mg (165% RDI) in 6oz chicken breast
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  5. Pork Chops (With Fat)
    4501mg (165% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  6. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    4442mg (163% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  7. Pork Chops (Lean)
    4338mg (159% RDI) in 6oz chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  8. Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg (Raw)
    4267mg (156% RDI) in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  9. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    4061mg (149% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  10. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    4044mg (148% RDI) in 1 leg (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  11. Chuck Steak (Mock Tender)
    3887mg (142% RDI) in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  12. Ribeye Steak (Filet)
    3673mg (135% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  13. Cooked Ground Pork
    3504mg (128% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  14. Roast Goose
    3499mg (128% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  15. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    3492mg (128% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  16. Kielbasa Sausage (Cooked)
    3356mg (123% RDI) in 1 link
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  17. Roasted Chicken Breast
    3259mg (119% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  18. Lean Roasted Ham
    3186mg (117% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  19. Roasted Turkey Breast
    3177mg (116% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  20. Veal Leg Top Roast (Cooked)
    2922mg (107% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  21. Roasted Ham
    2865mg (105% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  22. Chicken (Light Meat)
    2850mg (104% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  23. Roast Duck
    2776mg (102% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  24. Grilled Top Round Steak
    2619mg (96% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  25. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    2591mg (95% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  26. Raw Chicken Thigh
    2544mg (93% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  27. Raw Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    2496mg (91% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  28. Roasted Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    2448mg (90% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  29. Country-Style Roasted Pork Ribs
    2411mg (88% RDI) in 1 rack
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  30. Lean Cured Ham
    2325mg (85% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  31. Braised Beef Or Chuck Stew
    2280mg (84% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  32. Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak
    2279mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  33. Braised Cube Steak
    2270mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  34. Beef Chuck Pot Roast
    2256mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  35. Grilled Porterhouse Steak
    2251mg (82% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  36. Cured Ham
    2234mg (82% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  37. Roasted Beef Eye Of Round Roast
    2223mg (81% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  38. Low Fat Cured Ham
    2204mg (81% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  39. Grilled T-Bone Steak
    2159mg (79% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  40. Raw Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    2150mg (79% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  41. Grilled T-Bone Steak (Choice)
    2091mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  42. London Broil
    2073mg (76% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  43. Buffalo Sirloin Steak
    2045mg (75% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  44. Fat Free Broiled Turkey Patties
    2035mg (75% RDI) in 1 patty
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  45. Ostrich Steak
    2028mg (74% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  46. Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
    2028mg (74% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  47. Broiled Sirloin Strip Steak
    1983mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  48. Roasted Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    1982mg (73% RDI) in 1 drumstick without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  49. Grilled Porterhouse Steak (Choice)
    1982mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  50. Pork Spare Ribs
    1982mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  51. Top Blade Chuck Steak
    1981mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  52. Broiled Beef Round
    1975mg (72% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  53. Pan Fried Beef Liver
    1972mg (72% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  54. Roasted Wild Boar
    1955mg (72% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  55. Braised Pork Loin
    1948mg (71% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  56. Cooked Deer Tenderloin
    1938mg (71% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  57. Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    1895mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  58. Broiled Lean Beef Flank Steak
    1881mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  59. Roasted Lean Buffalo
    1879mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  60. Lamb Sirloin
    1874mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  61. Pork Bratwurst
    1866mg (68% RDI) in 1 link cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  62. Lamb Shank
    1862mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  63. Cooked Grass Fed Ground Bison (Buffalo)
    1856mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  64. Pork Loin
    1850mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  65. Broiled Turkey Patties
    1823mg (67% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  66. Low Fat Broiled Turkey Patties
    1818mg (67% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  67. Roasted Turkey Drumstick
    1775mg (65% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  68. Roasted Turkey Light Meat
    1775mg (65% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  69. Pan-Broiled Ground Bison
    1774mg (65% RDI) in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  70. Lamb Liver (Cooked)
    1773mg (65% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  71. Boston Steak (Pork)
    1744mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  72. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (93% Lean)
    1737mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  73. Pan-Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    1728mg (63% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  74. Roast Turkey (Without Skin)
    1712mg (63% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  75. Panfried Beef Hamburger
    1693mg (62% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  76. Roasted Chicken Wings
    1673mg (61% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  77. Raw Fatfree Ground Turkey
    1648mg (60% RDI) in 1 patty (cooked from 4 oz raw)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  78. Broiled Ground Lamb
    1636mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  79. Roasted Turkey
    1636mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  80. Roasted Turkey Thigh
    1633mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  81. Roast Turkey Dark Meat
    1633mg (60% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  82. Roasted Pork Backribs
    1610mg (59% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  83. Raw Chicken Breast
    1582mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  84. Raw Chicken Wings
    1550mg (57% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  85. Prime Rib Steak
    1514mg (55% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  86. Emu Steak
    1467mg (54% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  87. Braised Beef Shortribs
    1459mg (53% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  88. Canadian Bacon (Raw)
    1416mg (52% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  89. Lamb Ribs
    1396mg (51% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  90. Beef And Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    1385mg (51% RDI) in 3 (1/2) oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  91. Dry Pork Salami
    1381mg (51% RDI) in 3oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  92. Pepperoni
    1339mg (49% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  93. Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    1013mg (37% RDI) in 3 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  94. Veal Bratwurst
    935mg (34% RDI) in 1 serving 2.96 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  95. Chicken Hotdog
    870mg (32% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  96. Lowfat Pastrami
    722mg (26% RDI) in 1 serving 6 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  97. Sweet Italian Sausage
    638mg (23% RDI) in 1 link 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  98. Beef And Chicken Polish Sausage
    592mg (22% RDI) in 1 serving 5 pieces
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  99. Salami
    455mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  100. Cured Smoked Beef
    422mg (15% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  101. Leg Of Lamb
    396mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  102. Canned Ham
    355mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  103. Turkey Salami
    341mg (12% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  104. Turkey Hotdog
    330mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  105. Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    327mg (12% RDI) in 1 slice, medium (4-1/2 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick) (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  106. Canadian Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    317mg (12% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  107. Luncheon Sausage (Pork And Beef)
    294mg (11% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  108. Braunschweiger Pork Liver Sausage
    293mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  109. Beef Baloney (Bologna)
    282mg (10% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  110. Turkey Baloney (Bologna)
    249mg (9% RDI) in 0.99 oz 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  111. Pork Beerwurst
    217mg (8% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  112. Berliner Sausage
    186mg (7% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  113. Dry Pork And Beef Salami
    170mg (6% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)