List of High Protein Meats




The following is a list of high protein meats calculated per 100 gram serving. This is a generalized list and the actual protein values vary a little bit depending on what cut of meat you consume. The list is broken down by poultry, beef, and game.

You can learn more about the best way to add high protein meats to your diet through the ideal protein diet.

List of High Protein Poultry Products
# Name Grams of Protein
1 Emu 31
2 Turkey 30
3 Goose 29
4 Pheasant 27
5 Chicken 21
6 Ostrich 20
7 Duck 19




List of High Protein Beef Products
# Name Grams of Protein
1 Beef – round top 34
2 Beef – round bottom 27
3 Beef – ground (90% lean) 26
4 Beef – ground (80% lean) 25
5 Beef – chuck 25
List of High Protein Game Products
# Name Grams of Protein
1 Squirrel 30
2 Rabbit 29
3 Lamb 25
4 Veal 24
5 Deer 24
6 Bison 22
7 Elk 22

All information verified from USDA Agricultural Research Service.