Chicken vs Steak: All Nutritional Differences

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

Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Steak - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Chicken

At first glance, you can see that in chicken is much less calories than in steak.

Chicken has 114 kcal per 100g and steak 271 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 138%.

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

See tables below to compare chicken with steak in details.

Chicken And Steak Nutrition Difference

Steak vs Chicken: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gChickenSteak
Calories114 271
Fat1.65 g19.02 g
Protein23.2 g24.85 g
Water74.86 g55.59 g
Calcium12 mg12 mg
Iron0.73 mg2.4 mg
Magnessium27 mg23 mg
Phosphorus2.4 mg1.6 mg
Potassium239 mg279 mg
Sodium68 mg58 mg
Zink2.4 mg1.6 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.068 mg0.074 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.092 mg0.301 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)10.604 mg5.149 mg
Vitaminium B60.54 mg0.5 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mg0.006 mg
Vitaminium K0.002 mg0.002 mg

Less protein in chicken

It is aslo easy to see see that in chicken is less protein than in steak.

There is 24.85g per 100g of steak and 23.2g per 100g of chicken so using simple math we can see that difference is about 7%.

Less fat in chicken

In chicken is less fats than in steak.

The tables above show us that there is 19.02g/100g of fats in steak and 1.65g/100g in chicken. In this case difference is about 1053%.


  • Calories114
  • Fat1.65 g
  • Protein23.2 g
  • Water74.86 g
Chicken calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg | wing

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 86% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT


  • Calories271
  • Fat19.02 g
  • Protein24.85 g
  • Water55.59 g
Steak calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 37% PROTEIN
  • 63% FAT

Vitamins: steak vs chicken

Minerals: chicken vs steak

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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