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116 Meats Highest in Leucine

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2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. 5160mg (189% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
  2. 5007mg (183% RDI) in 6oz steak
  3. 4508mg (165% RDI) in 6oz chicken breast
  4. 4501mg (165% RDI) in 1 chop
  5. 4442mg (163% RDI) in 6 oz
  6. 4338mg (159% RDI) in 6oz chop
  7. 4267mg (156% RDI) in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
  8. 4044mg (148% RDI) in 1 leg (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
  9. 3887mg (142% RDI) in 1 steak
  10. 3673mg (135% RDI) in 1 fillet
  11. 3499mg (128% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
  12. 3356mg (123% RDI) in 1 link
  13. 3259mg (119% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  14. 3186mg (117% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
  15. 3177mg (116% RDI) in 6 oz
  16. 2865mg (105% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
  17. 2850mg (104% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  18. 2776mg (102% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  19. 2619mg (96% RDI) in 3 oz
  20. 2591mg (95% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
  21. 2544mg (93% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
  22. 2496mg (91% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
  23. 2484mg (91% RDI) in 3 oz
  24. 2448mg (90% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
  25. 2411mg (88% RDI) in 1 rack
  26. 2349mg (86% RDI) in 3 oz
  27. 2325mg (85% RDI) in 1 cup
  28. 2280mg (84% RDI) in 3 oz
  29. 2279mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
  30. 2270mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
  31. 2256mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
  32. 2251mg (82% RDI) in 3 oz
  33. 2234mg (82% RDI) in 1 cup
  34. 2223mg (81% RDI) in 3 oz
  35. 2204mg (81% RDI) in 1 cup
  36. 2159mg (79% RDI) in 3 oz
  37. 2150mg (79% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin
  38. 2091mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
  39. 2073mg (76% RDI) in 3 oz
  40. 2045mg (75% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
  41. 2035mg (75% RDI) in 1 patty
  42. 2031mg (74% RDI) in 3 oz
  43. 2028mg (74% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
  44. 2028mg (74% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
  45. 1983mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
  46. 1982mg (73% RDI) in 1 drumstick without skin
  47. 1982mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
  48. 1982mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
  49. 1981mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
  50. 1975mg (72% RDI) in 3 oz
  51. 1972mg (72% RDI) in 1 slice
  52. 1955mg (72% RDI) in 3 oz
  53. 1948mg (71% RDI) in 3 oz
  54. 1938mg (71% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
  55. 1895mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
  56. 1881mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
  57. 1879mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
  58. 1874mg (69% RDI) in 3 oz
  59. 1866mg (68% RDI) in 1 link cooked
  60. 1862mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
  61. 1856mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
  62. 1850mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
  63. 1823mg (67% RDI) in 3 oz
  64. 1818mg (67% RDI) in 3 oz
  65. 1775mg (65% RDI) in 1 serving
  66. 1775mg (65% RDI) in 3 oz
  67. 1774mg (65% RDI) in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
  68. 1773mg (65% RDI) in 3 oz
  69. 1752mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
  70. 1746mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
  71. 1744mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
  72. 1737mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
  73. 1728mg (63% RDI) in 3 oz
  74. 1712mg (63% RDI) in 3 oz
  75. 1693mg (62% RDI) in 3 oz
  76. 1673mg (61% RDI) in 1 piece
  77. 1648mg (60% RDI) in 1 patty (cooked from 4 oz raw)
  78. 1636mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
  79. 1636mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
  80. 1633mg (60% RDI) in 1 serving
  81. 1633mg (60% RDI) in 3 oz
  82. 1610mg (59% RDI) in 3 oz
  83. 1582mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
  84. 1550mg (57% RDI) in 1 piece
  85. 1514mg (55% RDI) in 3 oz
  86. 1467mg (54% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
  87. 1459mg (53% RDI) in 3 oz
  88. 1416mg (52% RDI) in 3 oz
  89. 1396mg (51% RDI) in 3 oz
  90. 1385mg (51% RDI) in 3 (1/2) oz
  91. 1381mg (51% RDI) in 3oz
  92. 1339mg (49% RDI) in 3 oz
  93. 1013mg (37% RDI) in 3 slices
  94. 935mg (34% RDI) in 1 serving 2.96 oz
  95. 870mg (32% RDI) in 3 oz
  96. 755mg (28% RDI) in 1 serving
  97. 722mg (26% RDI) in 1 serving 6 slices
  98. 638mg (23% RDI) in 1 link 3 oz
  99. 592mg (22% RDI) in 1 serving 5 pieces
  100. 485mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
  101. 455mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
  102. 422mg (15% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
  103. 396mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
  104. 355mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
  105. 341mg (13% RDI) in 1 serving
  106. 330mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
  107. 327mg (12% RDI) in 1 slice, medium (4-1/2 Inch dia x 1/8 Inch thick) (1 oz)
  108. 317mg (12% RDI) in 1 slice
  109. 294mg (11% RDI) in 1 slice (4 Inch dia x 1/8 Inch thick)
  110. 293mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
  111. 291mg (11% RDI) in 1 slice raw
  112. 282mg (10% RDI) in 1 slice
  113. 249mg (9% RDI) in 0.99 oz 1 serving
  114. 217mg (8% RDI) in 1 slice (4 Inch dia x 1/8 Inch thick)
  115. 186mg (7% RDI) in 1 slice
  116. 170mg (6% RDI) in 1 slice

Data Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.

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