Poultry & Fowl Calories

Calories Poultry, Fowl

Often recommended as one of the leanest and healthiest varieties of animal protein, this food category includes meat that specifically comes from birds. Poultry refers to domesticated birds that are kept to harvest eggs as well as meat. Fowl is often used to describe game birds that are hunted rather than raised, such as pheasant. Common poultry include chickens, ducks, and turkey, but geese and quail are also eaten frequently in certain cuisine (e.g., French). Large birds such as ostrich and emu, included in the calorie chart, are also farmed. As with all meats, the nutrition facts vary depending on the exact animal and area from which the meat originated. Chicken and turkey breast are commonly recommend for diets as a low-calorie, low-fat source of complete protein. The part of poultry containing the most fat and cholesterol is the skin, and the thighs contain more calories from fat than protein. A majority of the fat from poultry is healthy, though, including monounsaturated fats. The meat from poultry and fowl is therefore a great source of protein for all non-vegetarian diets, but check nutrition label on pre-made meals to look for added calories.

FoodServingServingServingCaloriesKilojoule
Capon100g1 capon (1418 g)1 oz. (28 g)229 cal962 kJ
Chicken100g1/2 chicken (334 g)1 oz. (28 g)219 cal920 kJ
Chicken Breast100g1 breast (200 g)1 oz. (28 g)172 cal722 kJ
Chicken Drumsticks100g1 drumstick (71 g)1 oz. (28 g)185 cal777 kJ
Chicken Gizzards100g1 cup (145 g)1 oz. (28 g)154 cal647 kJ
Chicken Legs100g1 leg (199 g)1 oz. (28 g)174 cal731 kJ
Chicken Thighs100g1 thigh (111 g)1 oz. (28 g)229 cal962 kJ
Chicken Wings100g1 wing (53 g)1 oz. (28 g)266 cal1117 kJ
Cornish Hens100g1 duck (257 g)1 oz. (28 g)259 cal1088 kJ
Dove100g1 serving (100 g)1 oz. (28 g)213 cal895 kJ
Duck100g1/2 duck (634 g)1 oz. (28 g)337 cal1415 kJ
Duck Breast100g1 breast (73 g)1 oz. (28 g)201 cal844 kJ
Emu100g1 steak (394 g)1 oz. (28 g)152 cal638 kJ
Goose100g1/2 goose (591 g)1 oz. (28 g)305 cal1281 kJ
Guinea-Fowl100g1/2 guinea (345 g)1 oz. (28 g)158 cal664 kJ
Ostrich100g1 serving (85 g)1 oz. (28 g)145 cal609 kJ
Ostrich Meat100g1 serving (85 g)1 oz. (28 g)145 cal609 kJ
Pheasant100g1 serving (100 g)1 oz. (28 g)239 cal1004 kJ
Pheasant Breast100g1/2 breast (182 g)1 oz. (28 g)133 cal559 kJ
Pheasant Leg100g1 leg (107 g)1 oz. (28 g)239 cal1004 kJ
Pigeon100g1 pigeon (199 g)1 oz. (28 g)142 cal596 kJ
Poularde100g1 serving (100 g)1 oz. (28 g)200 cal840 kJ
Quail100g1 quail (92 g)1 oz. (28 g)227 cal953 kJ
Quail Breast100g1 breast (56 g)1 oz. (28 g)123 cal517 kJ
Rhea100g1 serving (100 g)1 oz. (28 g)160 cal672 kJ
Turkey100g1 turkey (3812 g)1 oz. (28 g)189 cal794 kJ
Turkey Breast100g1/2 breast (864 g)1 oz. (28 g)135 cal567 kJ
Turkey Cutlet100g1 cutlet (113 g)1 oz. (28 g)189 cal794 kJ
Turkey Drumsticks100g1 serving (100 g)1 oz. (28 g)208 cal874 kJ
Turkey Legs100g1 leg (546 g)1 oz. (28 g)208 cal874 kJ
Turkey Steak100g1 steak (170 g)1 oz. (28 g)189 cal794 kJ
Turkey Wings100g1 wing (24 g)1 oz. (28 g)221 cal928 kJ
Wild Duck100g1/2 duck (270 g)1 oz. (28 g)211 cal886 kJ
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