Which Has More Protein: Steak or Chicken?

Does steak or chicken have more protein?  This is a frequent question on most diet and body building websites including Kimkins!  Always cook your protein in a low fat manner like countertop grilling or poaching.
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Actually, ounce for ounce, you’ll get the biggest protein bang for your buck with chicken.  Surprised?  All beef has a higher percentage of fat than chicken, so ounce for ounce there’s less protein in steak.
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Take a look at how much protein is in steak, chicken — and fish, our low fat winner:
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girl eating beef kebabPorterhouse steak, 4 oz grilled
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calories: 265
protein: 29 grams
fat: 15 grams  (51% fat)
potassium: 415 mg
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girl eating chickenChicken breast, no skin, 4 oz grilled
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calories: 183
protein: 34 grams
fat: 4 grams (20% fat)
potassium: 284 mg
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girl eating fishTilapia fish, 4 oz grilled
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calories: 145
protein: 30 grams
fat:  3 grams  (18% fat)
potassium:  431 mg.

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