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200 Foods Highest in Lysine

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2100mg Lysine = 100% RDI
  1. Beef Bottom Sirloin Tri-Tip Roast Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 0 Inch Fat All Grades Cooked Roasted
    12524mg (596% RDI) in 1 roast (yield from 690g raw meat)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  2. Ground Turkey Raw
    7970mg (380% RDI) in 1 lb
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  3. Seal Bearded (Oogruk) Meat Dried (Alaska Native)
    6690mg (319% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  4. Roasted Chicken Leg
    5715mg (272% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Skirt Steak
    5619mg (268% RDI) in 6oz steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Egg White Dried Powder Stabilized Glucose Reduced
    5431mg (259% RDI) in 1 cup, sifted
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  7. Lamb Shoulder Roast (Cooked)
    5335mg (254% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Carrabbas Italian Grill Chicken Parmesan Without Cavatappi Pasta
    5312mg (253% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  9. Lean Chicken Breast (Cooked)
    5241mg (250% RDI) in 6oz chicken breast
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Seal Bearded (Oogruk) Meat Partially Dried (Alaska Native)
    5052mg (241% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  11. Soybeans Mature Seeds Raw
    5033mg (240% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  12. Raw Chicken Leg
    4947mg (236% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  13. Pork Chops (With Fat)
    4864mg (232% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    4814mg (229% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Fish Whitefish Dried (Alaska Native)
    4770mg (227% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  16. TGI Fridays Classic Sirloin Steak (10 Oz)
    4750mg (226% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  17. Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg (Raw)
    4733mg (225% RDI) in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Pork Chops (Lean)
    4687mg (223% RDI) in 6oz chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Cracker Barrel Grilled Sirloin Steak
    4681mg (223% RDI) in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  20. Bluefin Tuna (Cooked)
    4670mg (222% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Dried Salted Atlantic Cod
    4615mg (220% RDI) in 1 piece (5-1/2 inch x 1-1/2 inch x 1/2 inch)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  22. Cooked Grouper
    4610mg (220% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    4556mg (217% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    4489mg (214% RDI) in 1 leg (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Cooked Sockeye Salmon
    4376mg (208% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Cooked Yellowfin Tuna
    4361mg (208% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Dennys Chicken Strips
    4287mg (204% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  28. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild Moist Heat)
    4272mg (203% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Restaurant Family Style Sirloin Steak
    4231mg (201% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  30. Chuck Steak (Mock Tender)
    4226mg (201% RDI) in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Ribeye Steak (Filet)
    4120mg (196% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Cooked Snapper
    4106mg (196% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Soybeans Mature Seeds Roasted Salted
    4032mg (192% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  34. Soybeans Mature Seeds Roasted No Salt Added
    4032mg (192% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  35. Burger King Double Whopper With Cheese
    4030mg (192% RDI) in 1 item
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  36. Restaurant Italian Chicken Parmesan Without Pasta
    4015mg (191% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  37. Cooked Yellowtail
    3979mg (189% RDI) in 1/2 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Wild Atlantic Salmon (Cooked)
    3971mg (189% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Cracker Barrel Chicken Tenderloin Platter Fried
    3938mg (188% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  40. Cooked Tilapia
    3936mg (187% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Chicken Stewing Light Meat Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3930mg (187% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  42. Cooked Ground Pork
    3927mg (187% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Cracker Barrel Farm Raised Catfish Platter
    3916mg (186% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  44. Fish Tuna Light Canned In Oil Drained Solids
    3906mg (186% RDI) in 1 cup, solid or chunks
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  45. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Light Meat Meat Only Cooked Fried
    3898mg (186% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  46. Winged Beans Mature Seeds Raw
    3888mg (185% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  47. Cooked Northern Pike
    3854mg (184% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Olive Garden Chicken Parmigiana Without Pasta
    3849mg (183% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  49. Squab (Pigeon) Meat Only Raw
    3845mg (183% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook squab)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  50. Restaurant Family Style Chicken Tenders
    3825mg (182% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  51. Cooked Coho Salmon (Farmed)
    3794mg (181% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Roasted Turkey Breast
    3783mg (180% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Cooked Atlantic Cod
    3775mg (180% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Restaurant Italian Lasagna With Meat
    3766mg (179% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  55. Atlantic Mackerel (Cooked)
    3723mg (177% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    3709mg (177% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Pork Fresh Loin Top Loin (Chops) Boneless Separable Lean Only Cooked Broiled
    3709mg (177% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  58. Lamb Domestic Foreshank Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat Cooked Braised
    3707mg (177% RDI) in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  59. Lamb Domestic Foreshank Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Braised
    3707mg (177% RDI) in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  60. Smelt Dried (Alaska Native)
    3690mg (176% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  61. Roasted Chicken Breast
    3689mg (176% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  62. Pork Fresh Loin Top Loin (Chops) Boneless Separable Lean And Fat With Added Solution Cooked Pan-Broiled
    3683mg (175% RDI) in 1 chop boneless (yield from 189g raw meat)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  63. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Light Meat Meat Only Cooked Roasted
    3676mg (175% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  64. Pork Fresh Loin Top Loin (Chops) Boneless Separable Lean Only Cooked Braised
    3667mg (175% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  65. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild)
    3662mg (174% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  66. Applebees 9 Oz House Sirloin Steak
    3661mg (174% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  67. Soy Meal Defatted Raw
    3649mg (174% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  68. Pork Fresh Loin Center Loin (Chops) Bone-In Separable Lean Only Cooked Broiled
    3624mg (173% RDI) in 1 chop without refuse (yield from 1 cooked chop, with refuse, weighing 209g)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  69. Chicken Stewing Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3619mg (172% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  70. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Meat Only Cooked Fried
    3616mg (172% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  71. Lamb Domestic Rib Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Broiled
    3600mg (171% RDI) in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  72. Lean Roasted Ham
    3571mg (170% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  73. Carrabbas Italian Grill Lasagne
    3562mg (170% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  74. Burger King Double Whopper No Cheese
    3553mg (169% RDI) in 1 item
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  75. Turkey Retail Parts Breast Meat Only With Added Solution Raw
    3548mg (169% RDI) in 6oz
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  76. Roast Goose
    3546mg (169% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  77. Olive Garden Lasagna Classico
    3545mg (169% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  78. Lamb Domestic Foreshank Separable Lean Only Trimmed To 1/4 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Braised
    3506mg (167% RDI) in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  79. Peas Green Split Mature Seeds Raw
    3489mg (166% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  80. Lupins Mature Seeds Raw
    3479mg (166% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  81. Mungo Beans Mature Seeds Raw
    3465mg (165% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  82. Cooked Mahimahi
    3463mg (165% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  83. Fish Eel Mixed Species Raw
    3456mg (165% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  84. Cooked Eel
    3452mg (164% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  85. Farmed Atlantic Salmon
    3451mg (164% RDI) in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  86. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Breast Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3447mg (164% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  87. Mung Beans Mature Seeds Raw
    3444mg (164% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  88. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Meat Only Roasted
    3441mg (164% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  89. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Light Meat Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3436mg (164% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  90. Hyacinth Beans Mature Seeds Raw
    3427mg (163% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  91. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Meat Only Cooked Fried
    3417mg (163% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  92. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Giblets Cooked Fried
    3405mg (162% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  93. Cooked Tilefish
    3374mg (161% RDI) in 1/2 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  94. Canned Sardines
    3367mg (160% RDI) in 1 cup, drained
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  95. Chicken Stewing Dark Meat Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3347mg (159% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  96. Lentils Pink Or Red Raw
    3341mg (159% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  97. TGI Fridays Chicken Fingers
    3319mg (158% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  98. Lentils Raw
    3302mg (157% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  99. Turkey All Classes Back Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted
    3298mg (157% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  100. Soy Flour Defatted
    3285mg (156% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  101. Fish Rockfish Pacific Mixed Species Cooked Dry Heat
    3260mg (155% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  102. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Meat Only Cooked Roasted
    3255mg (155% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  103. Pork Fresh Leg (Ham) Rump Half Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Roasted
    3245mg (155% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  104. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Meat Only Stewed
    3245mg (155% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  105. Beans White Mature Seeds Raw
    3238mg (154% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  106. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Wing Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3233mg (154% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  107. Roasted Ham
    3227mg (154% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  108. Chicken (Light Meat)
    3227mg (154% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  109. Chicken Heart All Classes Cooked Simmered
    3210mg (153% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  110. Beans Kidney Royal Red Mature Seeds Raw
    3198mg (152% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  111. Cooked Haddock
    3189mg (152% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  112. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Breast Meat And Skin Cooked Stewed
    3181mg (151% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  113. Restaurant Chinese Beef And Vegetables
    3168mg (151% RDI) in 1 order
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  114. Dennys Spaghetti And Meatballs
    3164mg (151% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  115. Fish Mackerel Spanish Cooked Dry Heat
    3162mg (151% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  116. Beef Rib Shortribs Separable Lean Only Choice Cooked Braised
    3146mg (150% RDI) in 1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  117. Restaurant Chinese Chicken And Vegetables
    3146mg (150% RDI) in 1 order
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  118. Wendys Classic Double With Cheese
    3131mg (149% RDI) in 1 item
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  119. Beef Tenderloin Steak Separable Lean And Fat Trimmed To 1/8 Inch Fat Choice Cooked Broiled
    3128mg (149% RDI) in 1 steak (yield from 181 g raw meat)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  120. Pigeon Peas (Red Gram) Mature Seeds Raw
    3118mg (148% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  121. Beans Small White Mature Seeds Raw
    3115mg (148% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  122. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted
    3112mg (148% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  123. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Dark Meat Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    3088mg (147% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  124. Applebees Chicken Tenders Platter
    3085mg (147% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  125. Beans Cranberry (Roman) Mature Seeds Raw
    3081mg (147% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  126. Beans Kidney California Red Mature Seeds Raw
    3078mg (147% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  127. Pork Fresh Shoulder Whole Separable Lean Only Cooked Roasted
    3075mg (146% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  128. Kielbasa Sausage (Cooked)
    3056mg (146% RDI) in 1 link
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  129. Veal Leg Top Roast (Cooked)
    3025mg (144% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  130. Atlantic Herring
    3024mg (144% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  131. Beans Pink Mature Seeds Raw
    3020mg (144% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  132. Cooked Trout
    3010mg (143% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  133. Applebees Fish Hand Battered
    2993mg (143% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  134. Poultry Mechanically Deboned From Mature Hens Raw
    2983mg (142% RDI) in 1/2 lb
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  135. Beans Kidney All Types Mature Seeds Raw
    2977mg (142% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  136. Chicken Roasting Meat Only Cooked Roasted
    2975mg (142% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  137. Pork Cured Ham Whole Separable Lean Only Roasted
    2974mg (142% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  138. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Thigh Meat Only Cooked Stewed
    2972mg (142% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  139. Pork Cured Shoulder Arm Picnic Separable Lean Only Roasted
    2961mg (141% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  140. Beans Yellow Mature Seeds Raw
    2960mg (141% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  141. Beans Adzuki Mature Seeds Raw
    2949mg (140% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  142. Turkey All Classes Breast Meat And Skin Cooked Roasted
    2941mg (140% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  143. Grilled Top Round Steak
    2927mg (139% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  144. Smoked Whitefish
    2923mg (139% RDI) in 1 cup, cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  145. Chicken Dark Meat Thigh Meat Only With Added Solution Cooked Roasted
    2917mg (139% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  146. Chicken Broilers Or Fryers Drumstick Meat And Skin Cooked Stewed
    2915mg (139% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  147. Turkey All Classes Breast Meat And Skin Raw
    2914mg (139% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey)
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  148. Turkey Canned Meat Only With Broth
    2893mg (138% RDI) in 1 cup, drained
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  149. Game Meat Elk Loin Separable Lean Only Cooked Broiled
    2888mg (138% RDI) in 1 steak ( yield from 148.1 g raw meat )
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  150. Pork Fresh Blade (Chops) Boneless Separable Lean And Fat Cooked Broiled
    2881mg (137% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  151. Restaurant Family Style Fried Mozzarella Sticks
    2879mg (137% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  152. Beans Black Mature Seeds Raw
    2877mg (137% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  153. Fish Shad American Cooked Dry Heat
    2870mg (137% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  154. Restaurant Chinese Chicken Chow Mein
    2869mg (137% RDI) in 1 order
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  155. Seal Bearded (Oogruk) Meat Dried In Oil (Alaska Native)
    2860mg (136% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  156. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    2852mg (136% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  157. Beans Kidney Red Mature Seeds Raw
    2846mg (136% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
  158. Whale Beluga Meat Dried (Alaska Native)
    2841mg (135% RDI) in 1 strip
    Database: Standard Release (Source)
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