A chicken breast is an excellent source of protein and holds itself well against red meat (in regards to protein level), but how much protein is there in a chicken breast?
The protein levels in a chicken breast can come down to a few different things.
I’ll list them quickly here for you now.
- How big is the chicken breast or the weight of the chicken breast
- Do you class a chicken breast as the whole breast or the two pieces separately
- How is the chicken breast prepared or cooked
In regards to the above points it is better sometimes to just work in 100 grams units as sometimes as there is a lot of variance.
So when you buy your chicken from the supermarket and want work out how much protein in a chicken breast, make sure to read the label or ask for 400gms of chicken breast weighed.
It’ll make it easier to work out, now I’ll run through the above points for you now.