Calories in Shrimp, Nutrition Facts and Benefits

How many calories in Shrimp? We provide you with the Shrimp calories for the different serving sizes, Shrimp nutrition facts and the health benefits of Shrimp to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Shrimp are a crustacean, and have a very similar appearance to Prawns, turning pink once cooked.

They provide a good source of vitamins A, B1-B3, B5, B6, B12, D, E, phosphorus, potassium and selenium as well as other vitamin and minerals. They are very low in fat, but high in cholesterol.

Enjoy losing weight with our Shrimp diet recipes below

Shrimp contains omega-3 fatty acids and are therefore thought to provide increased protection against cardiovascular diseases. Other Shrimp benefits are believed to include lowering our blood pressure. Compare calories in Shrimp with the other seafood.

Calories in Shrimp:

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Scientific Name: Penaeidae and Pandalidae
Serving SizeShrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat, calories per servingShrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried
100 grams119 kcal (497 kJ)242 kcal (1013 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams101 kcal (422 kJ)206 kcal (861 kJ)
1 large, 22 grams26 kcal (109 kJ)-
4 large, 30 grams-73 kcal (304 kJ)

Shrimp Nutritional Information

Shrimp, Mixed Species, Cooked, Moist Heat
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water71.56 g
Energy497 kJ (119 kcal)
Protein22.78 g
Carbohydrates1.52 g
Total Fat:1.70 g
saturated fat0.521 g
monounsaturated fat0.361 g
polyunsaturated fat0.590 g
Cholesterol211 mg
Calcium, Ca91 mg (9.1 %)
Iron, Fe0.32 mg (2 %)
Magnesium, Mg37 mg (9 %)
Phosphorus, P306 mg (31 %)
Potassium, K170 mg (4 %)
Sodium, Na947 mg (41 %)
Zinc, Zn1.63 mg (11 %)
Copper, Cu0.258 mg (13 %)
Manganese, Mn0.017 mg (2.5 %)
Selenium, Se49.5 mcg (71 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.032 mg (2 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.024 mg (1.4 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)2.678 mg (13 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.519 mg (5 %)
Vitamin B60.242 mg (12 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)24 mcg (6 %)
Vitamin B121.66 mcg (27 %)
Vitamin A301 IU (6 %)
Vitamin E2.2 mg (11 %)
Vitamin D4 IU (1 %)
Vitamin K0.4 mcg (0.5 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Shrimp Recipes

Shrimp and Asparagus Salad
This recipe makes a simple and satisfying lunch, which can be ready in just 20 min. There are 330 calories and 5g of net carbs per portion. It is low GI, low in saturated fat and provides a good source of folate, vitamin B-12, vitamin C, vitamin D, selenium, etc.

Cheddar Cheese and Shrimp Omelette
This shrimp and cheddar cheese omelette recipe contains 254 kcal per serving. It is low in carbohydrates (1g of net carbs), GI, sodium and high in protein. It is suitable for a gluten free and diabetic diet.

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