Brisket vs Prime Rib: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Brisket - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Prime rib - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Brisket

At first glance, you can see that in brisket is much less calories than in Prime rib.

Brisket has 157 kcal per 100g and Prime rib 355 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 126%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in brisket cames from protein and in Prime rib from fat.

See tables below to compare brisket with Prime rib in details.

Brisket And Prime rib Nutrition Difference

Prime rib vs Brisket: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gBrisketPrime rib
Calories157 355
Fat7.37 g31.66 g
Protein20.72 g16.15 g
Water70.29 g51.51 g
Calcium5 mg9 mg
Iron1.92 mg1.7 mg
Magnessium23 mg16 mg
Potassium330 mg263 mg
Sodium79 mg53 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg0.08 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.17 mg0.13 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.94 mg2.75 mg
Vitaminium B60.42 mg0.31 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.007 mg0.005 mg

More protein in brisket

It is aslo easy to see see that in brisket is more protein than in Prime rib.

There is 16.15g per 100g of Prime rib and 20.72g per 100g of brisket so using simple math we can see that difference is about 28%.

Less fat in brisket

In brisket is less fats than in Prime rib.

The tables above show us that there is 31.66g/100g of fats in Prime rib and 7.37g/100g in brisket. In this case difference is about 330%.


  • Calories157
  • Fat7.37 g
  • Protein20.72 g
  • Water70.29 g
Brisket calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 2% CARBS.
  • 55% PROTEIN
  • 44% FAT

Prime rib

  • Calories355
  • Fat31.66 g
  • Protein16.15 g
  • Water51.51 g
Prime rib calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | slice

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 18% PROTEIN
  • 82% FAT

Vitamins: Prime rib vs brisket

Minerals: brisket vs Prime rib

Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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