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103 Meats Highest in Protein

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50g Protein = 100% DV
  1. Roasted Chicken Leg
    62g (124% DV) in 1 leg, with skin (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
  2. Pork Chops (with Fat)
    54.7g (109% DV) in 1 chop
  3. Lean Chicken Breast (cooked)
    54.5g (109% DV) in 6oz chicken breast
  4. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    53.9g (108% DV) in 6 oz
  5. Pork Chops (lean)
    52.7g (105% DV) in 6oz chop
  6. Roasted Turkey Breast
    51.2g (102% DV) in 6 oz
  7. Skirt Steak
    48.7g (97% DV) in 6oz steak
  8. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    48.2g (96% DV) in 1 leg (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
  9. Chuck Steak (mock Tender)
    47g (94% DV) in 1 steak
  10. Roasted Chicken Breast
    43.4g (87% DV) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  11. Roast Goose
    41.4g (83% DV) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
  12. Lean Roasted Ham
    39.7g (79% DV) in 1 cup, diced
  13. Ribeye Steak (filet)
    37.9g (76% DV) in 1 fillet
  14. Roasted Ham
    36.2g (72% DV) in 1 cup, diced
  15. Roast Duck
    32.9g (66% DV) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  16. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    31.9g (64% DV) in 1 thigh with skin
  17. Low Fat Cured Ham
    31.7g (63% DV) in 1 cup
  18. Country-style Roasted Pork Ribs
    30g (60% DV) in 1 rack
  19. Lean Cured Ham
    29.3g (59% DV) in 1 cup
  20. Cured Ham
    28.7g (57% DV) in 1 cup
  21. Roasted Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    28.7g (57% DV) in 1 thigh without skin
  22. Braised Cube Steak
    28.5g (57% DV) in 3 oz
  23. Beef Chuck Pot Roast
    28.4g (57% DV) in 3 oz
  24. Braised Beef Or Chuck Stew
    27.5g (55% DV) in 3 oz
  25. Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak
    26.1g (52% DV) in 3 oz
  26. London Broil
    26.1g (52% DV) in 3 oz
  27. Roasted Turkey Light Meat
    25.6g (51% DV) in 1 serving
  28. Roasted Turkey Drumstick
    25.6g (51% DV) in 3 oz
  29. Grilled Top Round Steak
    25.6g (51% DV) in 3 oz
  30. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    25.4g (51% DV) in 3 oz
  31. Roasted Beef Eye Of Round Roast
    25.2g (50% DV) in 3 oz
  32. Broiled Sirloin Strip Steak
    24.9g (50% DV) in 3 oz
  33. Broiled Beef Round
    24.8g (50% DV) in 3 oz
  34. Roast Turkey (without Skin)
    24.7g (49% DV) in 3 oz
  35. Pork Spare Ribs
    24.7g (49% DV) in 3 oz
  36. Fat Free Broiled Turkey Patties
    24.6g (49% DV) in 1 patty
  37. Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
    24.5g (49% DV) in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
  38. Braised Pork Loin
    24.3g (49% DV) in 3 oz
  39. Roasted Turkey
    24.3g (49% DV) in 3 oz
  40. Roasted Lean Buffalo
    24.2g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  41. Lamb Sirloin
    24.1g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  42. Roasted Wild Boar
    24.1g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  43. Lamb Shank
    23.9g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  44. Grilled Porterhouse Steak
    23.9g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  45. Top Blade Chuck Steak
    23.9g (48% DV) in 3 oz
  46. Buffalo Sirloin Steak
    23.8g (48% DV) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
  47. Grilled T-bone Steak
    23.7g (47% DV) in 3 oz
  48. Broiled Lean Beef Flank Steak
    23.6g (47% DV) in 3 oz
  49. Roast Turkey Dark Meat
    23.6g (47% DV) in 1 serving
  50. Roasted Turkey Thigh
    23.6g (47% DV) in 3 oz
  51. Grilled Porterhouse Steak (choice)
    23.5g (47% DV) in 3 oz
  52. Grilled T-bone Steak (choice)
    23.4g (47% DV) in 3 oz
  53. Roasted Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    23.3g (47% DV) in 1 drumstick without skin
  54. Pork Loin
    23.2g (46% DV) in 3 oz
  55. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    22.4g (45% DV) in 3 oz
  56. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (93% Lean)
    22.3g (45% DV) in 3 oz
  57. Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    22.2g (44% DV) in 3 oz
  58. Pan-broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    22.1g (44% DV) in 3 oz
  59. Broiled Turkey Patties
    22g (44% DV) in 3 oz
  60. Low Fat Broiled Turkey Patties
    22g (44% DV) in 3 oz
  61. Cooked Ground Pork
    21.8g (44% DV) in 3 oz
  62. Boston Steak (pork)
    21.7g (43% DV) in 3 oz
  63. Panfried Beef Hamburger
    21.7g (43% DV) in 3 oz
  64. Cooked Grass Fed Ground Bison (buffalo)
    21.6g (43% DV) in 3 oz
  65. Pan-broiled Ground Bison
    20.7g (41% DV) in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
  66. Roasted Chicken Wings
    20.2g (40% DV) in 1 piece
  67. Lean Grass Fed Beef Strip Steak
    19.6g (39% DV) in 3 oz
  68. Dry Pork Salami
    19.2g (38% DV) in 3oz
  69. Prime Rib Steak
    19.2g (38% DV) in 3 oz
  70. Braised Beef Shortribs
    18.3g (37% DV) in 3 oz
  71. Lamb Ribs
    18g (36% DV) in 3 oz
  72. Spam
    16.5g (33% DV) in 3 oz
  73. Pepperoni
    16.4g (33% DV) in 3 oz
  74. Beef And Pork Baloney (bologna)
    15.2g (30% DV) in 3 (1/2) oz
  75. Blood Sausage
    14.6g (29% DV) in 4 slices
  76. Sweet Italian Sausage
    13.5g (27% DV) in 1 link 3 oz
  77. Chicken Hotdog
    13.2g (26% DV) in 3 oz
  78. Bacon (pan-fried)
    12.2g (24% DV) in 3 slices
  79. Veal Bratwurst
    11.8g (24% DV) in 1 serving 2.96 oz
  80. Pork Bratwurst
    11.7g (23% DV) in 1 link cooked
  81. Lowfat Pastrami
    11.2g (22% DV) in 1 serving 6 slices
  82. Beef And Chicken Polish Sausage
    9.7g (19% DV) in 1 serving 5 pieces
  83. Canned Beef
    9.2g (18% DV) in 1 serving
  84. Canned Luncheon Meat
    7.9g (16% DV) in 1 serving
  85. Pork And Beef Beerwurst
    7.8g (16% DV) in 2 oz
  86. Chorizo
    6.8g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  87. Liverwurst Spread
    6.8g (14% DV) in 1/4 cup
  88. Salami
    6.1g (12% DV) in 1 oz
  89. Cured Smoked Beef
    5.7g (11% DV) in 1 slice (1 oz)
  90. Turkey Salami
    5.4g (11% DV) in 1 serving
  91. Leg Of Lamb
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  92. Canned Ham
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  93. Pork Baloney (bologna)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 slice, medium (4-1/2 Inch dia x 1/8 Inch thick) (1 oz)
  94. Braunschweiger Pork Liver Sausage
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 oz
  95. Canadian Bacon (pan-fried)
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 slice
  96. Berliner Sausage
    3.5g (7% DV) in 1 slice
  97. Turkey Hotdog
    3.5g (7% DV) in 1 oz
  98. Pork Beerwurst
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 slice (4 Inch dia x 1/8 Inch thick)
  99. Beef Baloney (bologna)
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 slice
  100. Turkey Baloney (bologna)
    3.2g (6% DV) in 0.99 oz 1 serving
  101. Unprepared Turkey Bacon
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 serving
  102. Dry Pork And Beef Salami
    2.1g (4% DV) in 1 slice
  103. Rendered Bacon Fat
    0g in 1 oz

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