# How Many Calories in a Chicken Breast?

Let’s see how many calories in a chicken breast depend on how it is processed, and cooked.

## How Many Calories in a Chicken Breast?

There are many variables in finding the calories in the breast piece. The calories will differ depending on where your numbers come from. You need to judge the variation of the numbers based on the processing and cooking methods involved instead of the accuracy of the specific numbers.

Chicken Breast Cooking Methods

Method…………..Weight…..Calories…….Lb-Yeilds…..Calories

Fried w/batter…. 140 g……….364………..84 g………218

Fried, rolled in flour.98 g……218……….59 g………218

Fried, skin-less…..86 g……..161……….52 g……….97

Roasted, skin-less….86 g…….142……….52 g……….86

Column One – Cooking method used and whether the skin has been removed from the meat. If it is not stated skin-less, the skin has not been removed.

Column Two – Weight of the cooked chicken breast weight in grams.

Column Three – Calories in the cooked chicken breast.

Column Four – The weight in grams of finished product in a pound of raw ready-to-cook chicken yields. Most of the raw meat weight is water and oils cooked out of the meat.

Column Five – Calories in one pound finished product yield.

Chicken fried with crust is much higher in calories compared to roasted chicken. The skin adds much to the calories. The methods without the skin do not have the crust.

1 ounce = 28.35 grams

1 pound = 16 ounces = 454 grams

When you visit a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant the original recipe, extra crispy, and spicy crispy recipes are cooked from bone-in, skin-on meat submerged in deep fried oil cookers.

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