Ribs vs Brisket: All Nutritional Differences

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

Ribs - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Brisket - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

More Calories in Ribs

At first glance, you can see that in ribs is much more calories than in brisket.

Ribs has 351 kcal per 100g and brisket 157 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 124%.

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

See tables below to compare ribs with brisket in details.

Ribs And Brisket Nutrition Difference

Brisket vs Ribs: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gRibsBrisket
Calories351 157
Fat28.11 g7.37 g
Protein22.77 g20.72 g
Water48.12 g70.29 g
Calcium11 mg5 mg
Iron2.37 mg1.92 mg
Magnessium20 mg23 mg
Potassium305 mg330 mg
Sodium64 mg79 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.07 mg0.1 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.18 mg0.17 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.46 mg3.94 mg
Vitaminium B60.23 mg0.42 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.007 mg0.007 mg

More protein in ribs

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

There is 20.72g per 100g of brisket and 22.77g per 100g of ribs so using simple math we can see that difference is about 10%.

More fat in ribs

In ribs is more fats than in brisket.

The tables above show us that there is 7.37g/100g of fats in brisket and 28.11g/100g in ribs. In this case difference is about 281%.


  • Calories351
  • Fat28.11 g
  • Protein22.77 g
  • Water48.12 g
Ribs calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | half rack | whole rack

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 26% PROTEIN
  • 74% FAT


  • 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

Vitamins: brisket vs ribs

Minerals: ribs vs brisket

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
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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