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.
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.
|Serving Size||Shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat, calories per serving||Shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried|
|100 grams||119 kcal (497 kJ)||242 kcal (1013 kJ)|
|3 oz, 85 grams||101 kcal (422 kJ)||206 kcal (861 kJ)|
|1 large, 22 grams||26 kcal (109 kJ)||-|
|4 large, 30 grams||-||73 kcal (304 kJ)|
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||497 kJ (119 kcal)|
|Total Fat:||1.70 g|
|saturated fat||0.521 g|
|monounsaturated fat||0.361 g|
|polyunsaturated fat||0.590 g|
|Calcium, Ca||91 mg (9.1 %)|
|Iron, Fe||0.32 mg (2 %)|
|Magnesium, Mg||37 mg (9 %)|
|Phosphorus, P||306 mg (31 %)|
|Potassium, K||170 mg (4 %)|
|Sodium, Na||947 mg (41 %)|
|Zinc, Zn||1.63 mg (11 %)|
|Copper, Cu||0.258 mg (13 %)|
|Manganese, Mn||0.017 mg (2.5 %)|
|Selenium, Se||49.5 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 B6||0.242 mg (12 %)|
|Folate (Vit. B9)||24 mcg (6 %)|
|Vitamin B12||1.66 mcg (27 %)|
|Vitamin A||301 IU (6 %)|
|Vitamin E||2.2 mg (11 %)|
|Vitamin D||4 IU (1 %)|
|Vitamin K||0.4 mcg (0.5 %)|
|Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.|
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