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112 Meats Highest in Tryptophan

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
280mg Tryptophan = 100% RDI
  1. Roasted Chicken Leg
    697mg (249% RDI) in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Lean Chicken Breast (Cooked)
    687mg (245% RDI) in 6oz chicken breast
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Pork Chops (With Fat)
    651mg (232% RDI) in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Skirt Steak
    636mg (227% RDI) in 6oz steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Pork Chops (Lean)
    627mg (224% RDI) in 6oz chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    612mg (219% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Roast Goose
    576mg (206% RDI) in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg (Raw)
    575mg (205% RDI) in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    545mg (195% RDI) in 1 leg (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Chuck Steak (Mock Tender)
    539mg (192% RDI) in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Roasted Chicken Breast
    507mg (181% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Lean Roasted Ham
    505mg (180% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Roasted Turkey Breast
    488mg (174% RDI) in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Ribeye Steak (Filet)
    466mg (166% RDI) in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Roast Duck
    458mg (164% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Kielbasa Sausage (Cooked)
    455mg (163% RDI) in 1 link
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Chicken (Light Meat)
    444mg (159% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Roasted Ham
    437mg (156% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Lamb Shoulder Roast (Cooked)
    415mg (148% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Country-Style Roasted Pork Ribs
    380mg (136% RDI) in 1 rack
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Veal Leg Top Roast (Cooked)
    372mg (133% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Lean Cured Ham
    351mg (126% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Grilled Top Round Steak
    342mg (122% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    333mg (119% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Low Fat Cured Ham
    333mg (119% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Raw Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    331mg (118% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Cured Ham
    326mg (117% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Roasted Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    324mg (116% RDI) in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Roasted Wild Boar
    323mg (115% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Raw Chicken Thigh
    322mg (115% RDI) in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    320mg (114% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Braised Beef Or Chuck Stew
    316mg (113% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Pork Spare Ribs
    314mg (112% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Braised Pork Loin
    309mg (110% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak
    298mg (106% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Pork Bratwurst
    295mg (105% RDI) in 1 link cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Grilled Porterhouse Steak
    293mg (105% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Roasted Beef Eye Of Round Roast
    288mg (103% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Pork Loin
    287mg (103% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Raw Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    285mg (102% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Fat Free Broiled Turkey Patties
    281mg (100% RDI) in 1 patty
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Grilled T-Bone Steak
    281mg (100% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Lamb Sirloin
    281mg (100% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Lamb Shank
    280mg (100% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Cooked Ground Pork
    277mg (99% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Boston Steak (Pork)
    276mg (99% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Grilled T-Bone Steak (Choice)
    276mg (99% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Top Blade Chuck Steak
    275mg (98% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Roasted Turkey Drumstick
    273mg (97% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Roasted Turkey Light Meat
    273mg (97% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Pan Fried Beef Liver
    271mg (97% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
    264mg (94% RDI) in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Roast Turkey (Without Skin)
    264mg (94% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Roasted Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    262mg (94% RDI) in 1 drumstick without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Grilled Porterhouse Steak (Choice)
    262mg (94% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Roasted Chicken Wings
    255mg (91% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Broiled Turkey Patties
    252mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Lamb Liver (Cooked)
    252mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Roasted Turkey Thigh
    251mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Roast Turkey Dark Meat
    251mg (90% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  61. Low Fat Broiled Turkey Patties
    251mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  62. Roasted Turkey
    247mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  63. Broiled Ground Lamb
    246mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  64. Raw Chicken Breast
    241mg (86% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  65. Raw Chicken Wings
    236mg (84% RDI) in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  66. Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    234mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  67. Roasted Pork Backribs
    233mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  68. Raw Fatfree Ground Turkey
    227mg (81% RDI) in 1 patty (cooked from 4 oz raw)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  69. Cooked Deer Tenderloin
    226mg (81% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  70. Ostrich Steak
    223mg (80% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  71. Dry Pork Salami
    215mg (77% RDI) in 3oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  72. Prime Rib Steak
    214mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  73. Beef And Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    214mg (76% RDI) in 3 (1/2) oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  74. Lamb Ribs
    210mg (75% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  75. Canadian Bacon (Raw)
    205mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  76. Pepperoni
    196mg (70% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  77. Braised Cube Steak
    188mg (67% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  78. Beef Chuck Pot Roast
    186mg (66% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  79. Buffalo Sirloin Steak
    180mg (64% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  80. Emu Steak
    176mg (63% RDI) in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  81. London Broil
    172mg (61% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  82. Broiled Sirloin Strip Steak
    164mg (59% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  83. Cooked Grass Fed Ground Bison (Buffalo)
    163mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  84. Broiled Beef Round
    163mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  85. Pan-Broiled Ground Bison
    157mg (56% RDI) in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  86. Broiled Lean Beef Flank Steak
    156mg (56% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  87. Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    147mg (52% RDI) in 3 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  88. Braised Beef Shortribs
    121mg (43% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  89. Veal Bratwurst
    119mg (43% RDI) in 1 serving 2.96 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  90. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    114mg (41% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  91. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (93% Lean)
    113mg (40% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  92. Pan-Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    112mg (40% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  93. Panfried Beef Hamburger
    111mg (39% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  94. Sweet Italian Sausage
    93mg (33% RDI) in 1 link 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  95. Lowfat Pastrami
    89mg (32% RDI) in 1 serving 6 slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  96. Chicken Hotdog
    88mg (31% RDI) in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  97. Beef And Chicken Polish Sausage
    76mg (27% RDI) in 1 serving 5 pieces
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  98. Salami
    71mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  99. Leg Of Lamb
    59mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  100. Canned Ham
    52mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  101. Turkey Salami
    49mg (17% RDI) in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  102. Cured Smoked Beef
    46mg (17% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  103. Canadian Bacon (Pan-Fried)
    46mg (16% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  104. Pork Baloney (Bologna)
    42mg (15% RDI) in 1 slice, medium (4-1/2 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick) (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  105. Braunschweiger Pork Liver Sausage
    41mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  106. Beef Baloney (Bologna)
    37mg (13% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  107. Luncheon Sausage (Pork And Beef)
    37mg (13% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  108. Turkey Baloney (Bologna)
    36mg (13% RDI) in 0.99 oz 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  109. Turkey Hotdog
    32mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  110. Pork Beerwurst
    26mg (9% RDI) in 1 slice (4 inch dia x 1/8 inch thick)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  111. Berliner Sausage
    25mg (9% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  112. Dry Pork And Beef Salami
    25mg (9% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
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