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Meat, poultry and fish

The following chart list examples of foods that contain protein. Not all foods are listed.

Always read the nutrition facts label to find out how much protein is in each serving of a food.

Food

Serving size

Protein grams

bacon

1 ounce

9

beef (ground, lean)

3 ounces

21

chicken breast (cooked)

3 ounces

26

cod (Atlantic)

3 ounces

19

haddock (smoked)

3 ounces

21

ham (meat only, roasted)

3 ounces

21

hot dog (beef)

1 each

7

pork (ground)

3 ounces

22

salmon (Atlantic)

3 ounces

22

sausage link (pork or beef)

1 link

9

shrimp (fresh)

3 ounces

12

tuna (canned, light)

3 ounces

17

turkey (light meat)

3 ounces

25

turkey (ground)

3 ounces

23

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Food that have protein, nutr-ah-12916
First Published: 11/30/2004
Last Reviewed: 02/01/2019