How Much Protein Is In Bacon

How Much Protein Is In Bacon? About 16 grams per 100 gram weight. The trick is knowing which cut of bacon you’re dealing with, and how “dry” it is.

Protein in Raw Bacon

Popular brands of bacon, like Coles Short Cut Bacon and D’Orsogna Streaky Bacon have 16 to 17 grams of protein per 100 grams. That is 5 grams of protein per rasher, since each rasher weighs about 30 grams.

Cooked Bacon Protein

Bacon which has been cooked by frying, roasting, grilling (basically cooked by any method except boiling) without extra oil contains 21 grams of protein per 100g. That is about 4 grams of protein per rasher, because a cooked rasher of bacon weighs about 20 grams.


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