How much protein in chicken breast?

This question is about Nutrition

Elle Penner, MPH, RD

There is 31 g of protein in a 100 g serving of cooked chicken breast [


]. Chicken breast contains the most protein of all meat, followed closely by turkey breast. 

Grilled chicken breast


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