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Which has more protein - chicken or turkey?

Which poultry has more protein?

A question that often comes up when it comes to a high-protein diet is which poultry has more protein: chicken or turkey? Both are popular sources of protein for athletes, fitness enthusiasts and people looking to optimize their diet. To answer this question, let's take a closer look at the nutritional properties of chicken and turkey.

Chicken Breast vs. Turkey Breast: The Protein Comparison!

Chicken breast:

  • Chicken breast is an excellent source of lean protein, containing about 31 grams of protein per 100 grams.

  • In addition to protein, chicken breast is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B6, vitamin B12, zinc and iron.

  • Because of its low fat content, chicken breast is a good choice for people seeking a low-fat diet.

Turkey breast:

  • Turkey breast is also high in protein and, similar to chicken breast, contains about 27 grams of protein per 100 grams.

  • Compared to chicken breast, turkey breast contains slightly less fat and calories, making it a good option for people who want to watch their calorie intake.

  • Turkey breast also contains important nutrients such as iron, potassium and vitamin B6.

Recipe: High Protein Chicken and Turkey Skewers


  • 300 g chicken breast fillet
  • 300 g turkey breast fillet
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Spices to taste (e.g. paprika powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper)


  1. Cut the chicken breast fillet and turkey breast fillet into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Cut the peppers and zucchini into cubes. Cut the onion into large pieces.
  3. Thread the pieces of meat and vegetables alternately onto wooden skewers.
  4. Drizzle the skewers with olive oil and season to taste.
  5. Grill the skewers on a grill or grill pan over medium heat until the meat is cooked through and the vegetables are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes.
  6. Serve the skewers and garnish with fresh herbs if desired.


Both chicken and turkey are excellent sources of high-quality protein and important nutrients. Although the difference in protein content is minimal, personal preference, taste and availability can play a role in choosing between the two. In any case, protein-rich dishes like the chicken and turkey skewers can be a delicious and nutritious addition to a balanced diet, helping to meet daily protein needs.

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