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112 Meats Highest in Cystine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
287mg Cystine = 100% RDI
  1. Roasted Chicken Leg
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Leg Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted)
    740mg (258% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  2. Lamb Shoulder Roast (Cooked)
    (Lamb Shoulder Arm Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Braised)
    721mg (251% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  3. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    (Pork Fresh Loin Tenderloin Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Broiled)
    644mg (224% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  4. Roast Goose
    (Goose Domesticated Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    636mg (222% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  5. Pork Chops (With Fat)
    (Pork Fresh Loin Blade (Chops) Bone-In Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Braised)
    616mg (215% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  6. Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg (Raw)
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Leg Meat Only Raw)
    599mg (209% RDI) in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  7. Pork Chops (Lean)
    (Pork Fresh Loin Sirloin (Chops) Bone-In Separable Lean Only Cooked Braised)
    595mg (207% RDI) in 6oz chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  8. Skirt Steak
    (Beef Plate Steak Boneless Outside Skirt Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat Select Cooked Grilled)
    587mg (204% RDI) in 6oz steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  9. Kielbasa Sausage (Cooked)
    (Kielbasa Fully Cooked Pan-Fried)
    585mg (204% RDI) in 1 link
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  10. Lean Chicken Breast (Cooked)
    (Chicken Broiler Or Fryers Breast Skinless Boneless Meat Only Cooked Braised)
    571mg (199% RDI) in 6oz chicken breast
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  11. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Leg Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    569mg (198% RDI) in 1 leg (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  12. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    (Turkey Ground Fat Free Pan-Broiled Crumbles)
    568mg (198% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  13. Cooked Ground Pork
    (Pork Fresh Ground Cooked)
    558mg (194% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  14. Roasted Chicken Breast
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Breast Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    556mg (194% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  15. Lean Roasted Ham
    (Pork Fresh Leg (Ham) Whole Separable Lean Only Cooked Roasted)
    506mg (176% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  16. Roast Duck
    (Duck Domesticated Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    505mg (176% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  17. Chuck Steak (Mock Tender)
    (Beef Chuck Mock Tender Steak Boneless Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Braised)
    501mg (174% RDI) in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  18. Chicken (Light Meat)
    (Chicken Roasting Light Meat Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    486mg (169% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  19. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    (Beef Ground 97% Lean Meat / 3% Fat Patty Cooked Broiled)
    461mg (161% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  20. Roasted Ham
    (Pork Fresh Leg (Ham) Whole Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Roasted)
    450mg (157% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  21. Lean Cured Ham
    (Pork Cured Ham Boneless Extra Lean (Approximately 5% Fat) Roasted)
    441mg (154% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  22. Roasted Turkey Breast
    (Turkey Whole Breast Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    432mg (150% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  23. Ribeye Steak (Filet)
    (Beef Ribeye Filet Boneless Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat Select Cooked Grilled)
    430mg (150% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  24. Low Fat Cured Ham
    (Pork Cured Ham Boneless Regular (Approximately 11% Fat) Roasted)
    417mg (145% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  25. Veal Leg Top Roast (Cooked)
    (Veal Leg (Top Round) Separable Lean Only Cooked Braised)
    414mg (144% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  26. Pan Fried Beef Liver
    (Beef Variety Meats And By-Products Liver Cooked Pan-Fried)
    388mg (135% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  27. Country-Style Roasted Pork Ribs
    (Pork Fresh Loin Country-Style Ribs Separable Lean And Fat Bone-In Cooked Roasted)
    381mg (133% RDI) in 1 rack
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  28. Braised Cube Steak
    (Beef Round Bottom Round Steak Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Braised)
    368mg (128% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  29. Beef Chuck Pot Roast
    (Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Braised)
    366mg (128% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  30. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Thigh Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted)
    358mg (125% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  31. Raw Chicken Thigh
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Thigh Meat And Skin Raw)
    353mg (123% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  32. Raw Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Thigh Meat Only Raw)
    343mg (119% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  33. Cured Ham
    (Pork Cured Ham Regular (Approximately 13% Fat) Canned Roasted)
    340mg (119% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  34. London Broil
    (Beef Round Top Round Steak Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Broiled)
    337mg (117% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  35. Roasted Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Thigh Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    335mg (117% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  36. Broiled Sirloin Strip Steak
    (Beef Top Sirloin Steak Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Broiled)
    322mg (112% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  37. Broiled Beef Round
    (Beef Round Full Cut Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Broiled)
    320mg (112% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  38. Pork Spare Ribs
    (Pork Fresh Spareribs Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Braised)
    315mg (110% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  39. Roasted Wild Boar
    (Game Meat Boar Wild Cooked Roasted)
    312mg (109% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  40. Braised Pork Loin
    (Pork Fresh Loin Whole Separable Lean Only Cooked Braised)
    309mg (108% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  41. Broiled Lean Beef Flank Steak
    (Beef Flank Steak Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Broiled)
    305mg (106% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  42. Grilled Top Round Steak
    (Beef Round Top Round Steak Boneless Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Grilled)
    305mg (106% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  43. Pork Bratwurst
    (Bratwurst Pork Cooked)
    297mg (103% RDI) in 1 link cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  44. Raw Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Drumstick Meat Only Raw)
    295mg (103% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  45. Braised Beef Or Chuck Stew
    (Beef Chuck For Stew Separable Lean And Fat All Grades Cooked Braised)
    293mg (102% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  46. Pork Loin
    (Pork Fresh Loin Whole Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Broiled)
    292mg (102% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  47. Lamb Sirloin
    (Lamb Leg Sirloin Half Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Roasted)
    287mg (100% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  48. Lamb Shank
    (Lamb Leg Shank Half Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Roasted)
    286mg (100% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  49. Buffalo Sirloin Steak
    (Game Meat Bison Top Sirloin Separable Lean Only 1 Inch Steak Cooked Broiled)
    284mg (99% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  50. Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Drumstick Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted)
    279mg (97% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  51. Boston Steak (Pork)
    (Pork Fresh Shoulder Blade Boston (Steaks) Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Broiled)
    277mg (97% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  52. Roasted Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Drumstick Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    272mg (95% RDI) in 1 drumstick without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  53. Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak
    (Beef Loin Tenderloin Steak Boneless Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Grilled)
    266mg (93% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  54. Grilled Porterhouse Steak
    (Beef Short Loin Porterhouse Steak Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Grilled)
    263mg (92% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  55. Roasted Beef Eye Of Round Roast
    (Beef Round Eye Of Round Roast Boneless Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Roasted)
    263mg (92% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  56. Fat Free Broiled Turkey Patties
    (Turkey Ground Fat Free Patties Broiled)
    260mg (91% RDI) in 1 patty
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  57. Cooked Grass Fed Ground Bison (Buffalo)
    (Bison Ground Grass-Fed Cooked)
    258mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  58. Ostrich Steak
    (Ostrich Inside Strip Cooked)
    257mg (89% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  59. Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    (Pork Fresh Loin Tenderloin Separable Lean Only Cooked Roasted)
    257mg (89% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  60. Top Blade Chuck Steak
    (Beef Shoulder Top Blade Steak Boneless Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Grilled)
    255mg (89% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  61. Grilled T-Bone Steak
    (Beef Short Loin T-Bone Steak Bone-In Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Grilled)
    252mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  62. Broiled Ground Lamb
    (Lamb Ground Cooked Broiled)
    251mg (87% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  63. Pan-Broiled Ground Bison
    (Game Meat Bison Ground Cooked Pan-Broiled)
    246mg (86% RDI) in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  64. Dry Pork Salami
    (Salami Dry Or Hard Pork)
    246mg (86% RDI) in 3oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  65. Grilled T-Bone Steak (Choice)
    (Beef Short Loin T-Bone Steak Bone-In Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Grilled)
    243mg (85% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  66. Roasted Turkey Drumstick
    (Turkey Drumstick From Whole Bird Meat Only Roasted)
    241mg (84% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  67. Roasted Turkey Light Meat
    (Turkey All Classes Light Meat Cooked Roasted)
    241mg (84% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  68. Cooked Deer Tenderloin
    (Game Meat Deer Tenderloin Separable Lean Only Cooked Broiled)
    238mg (83% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  69. Braised Beef Shortribs
    (Beef Rib Shortribs Separable Lean And Fat Choice Cooked Braised)
    236mg (82% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  70. Broiled Turkey Patties
    (Turkey Ground 85% Lean 15% Fat Patties Broiled)
    234mg (81% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  71. Low Fat Broiled Turkey Patties
    (Turkey Ground 93% Lean 7% Fat Patties Broiled)
    233mg (81% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  72. Roast Turkey (Without Skin)
    (Turkey Whole Meat Only Cooked Roasted)
    233mg (81% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  73. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (93% Lean)
    (Beef Ground 93% Lean Meat / 7% Fat Patty Cooked Broiled)
    230mg (80% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  74. Grilled Porterhouse Steak (Choice)
    (Beef Short Loin Porterhouse Steak Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Grilled)
    230mg (80% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  75. Pan-Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    (Beef Ground 97% Lean Meat /3% Fat Patty Cooked Pan-Broiled)
    228mg (79% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  76. Lamb Liver (Cooked)
    (Lamb Variety Meats And By-Products Liver Cooked Pan-Fried)
    228mg (79% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  77. Roasted Turkey
    (Turkey Whole Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted)
    225mg (78% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  78. Panfried Beef Hamburger
    (Beef Ground 70% Lean Meat / 30% Fat Crumbles Cooked Pan-Browned)
    224mg (78% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  79. Roasted Turkey Thigh
    (Turkey Thigh From Whole Bird Meat Only Roasted)
    223mg (78% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  80. Roast Turkey Dark Meat
    (Turkey Whole Dark Meat Cooked Roasted)
    223mg (78% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  81. Roasted Pork Backribs
    (Pork Fresh Backribs Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Roasted)
    220mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  82. Prime Rib Steak
    (Beef Rib Small End (Ribs 10-12) Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Roasted)
    214mg (75% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  83. Lamb Ribs
    (Lamb Rib Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Roasted)
    214mg (75% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  84. Roasted Chicken Wings
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Wing Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted)
    212mg (74% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  85. Raw Fatfree Ground Turkey
    (Turkey Ground Fat Free Raw)
    211mg (73% RDI) in 1 patty (cooked from 4 oz raw)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  86. Beef And Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    (Bologna Beef And Pork)
    209mg (73% RDI) in 3 (1/2) oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  87. Raw Chicken Breast
    (Chicken Broiler Or Fryers Breast Skinless Boneless Meat Only Raw)
    201mg (70% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  88. Raw Chicken Wings
    (Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Wing Meat And Skin Raw)
    196mg (68% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  89. Canadian Bacon (Raw)
    (Canadian Bacon Unprepared)
    194mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  90. Pepperoni
    (Pepperoni Beef And Pork Sliced)
    194mg (68% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  91. Emu Steak
    (Emu Fan Fillet Cooked Broiled)
    192mg (67% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  92. Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    (Pork Cured Bacon Pre-Sliced Cooked Pan-Fried)
    139mg (48% RDI) in 3 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  93. Veal Bratwurst
    (Bratwurst Veal Cooked)
    133mg (46% RDI) in 1 serving 2.96 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  94. Lowfat Pastrami
    (Pastrami Beef 98% Fat-Free)
    126mg (44% RDI) in 1 serving 6 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  95. Chicken Hotdog
    (Frankfurter Chicken)
    111mg (39% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  96. Sweet Italian Sausage
    (Sausage Italian Sweet Links)
    92mg (32% RDI) in 1 link 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  97. Beef And Chicken Polish Sausage
    (Sausage Polish Beef With Chicken Hot)
    86mg (30% RDI) in 1 serving 5 pieces
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  98. Salami
    (Salami Italian Pork)
    81mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  99. Braunschweiger Pork Liver Sausage
    (Braunschweiger (A Liver Sausage) Pork)
    70mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  100. Cured Smoked Beef
    (Beef Chopped Cured Smoked)
    67mg (23% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  101. Luncheon Sausage (Pork And Beef)
    (Luncheon Sausage Pork And Beef)
    65mg (23% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  102. Leg Of Lamb
    (Lamb Leg Whole (Shank And Sirloin) Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Raw)
    61mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  103. Canned Ham
    (Ham Chopped Canned)
    54mg (19% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  104. Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    (Bologna Pork)
    48mg (17% RDI) in 1 slice, medium (4-1/2 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick) (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  105. Turkey Salami
    (Salami Cooked Turkey)
    45mg (16% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  106. Canadian Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    (Canadian Bacon Cooked Pan-Fried)
    43mg (15% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  107. Turkey Baloney (Bologna)
    (Bologna Turkey)
    38mg (13% RDI) in 0.99 oz 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  108. Beef Baloney (Bologna)
    (Bologna Beef)
    33mg (12% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  109. Turkey Hotdog
    (Frankfurter Turkey)
    30mg (10% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  110. Pork Beerwurst
    (Beerwurst Beer Salami Pork)
    25mg (9% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  111. Berliner Sausage
    (Sausage Berliner Pork Beef)
    24mg (8% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  112. Dry Pork And Beef Salami
    (Salami Dry Or Hard Pork Beef)
    23mg (8% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
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