Fried Egg vs. Shrimp

Nutrition comparison of Cooked Fried Egg and Shrimp


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of cooked fried egg versus shrimp (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in fried egg and shrimp:

  • Both fried egg and shrimp are high in calcium and protein.
  • Fried egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folate, however, shrimp contains more niacin.
  • Fried egg has signficantly more iron than shrimp.
  • Fried egg is a great source of Vitamin D.
  • Fried egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A.
  • Shrimp has signficantly less saturated fat than fried egg.
Detailed nutritional comparison of fried egg and shrimp is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Fried Egg (Egg, whole, cooked, fried) and Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Fried egg is high in calories and shrimp has less calories than fried egg - fried egg has 196kcal of calories per 100 grams and shrimp has 71kcal of calories.

sugar

Fried egg and shrimp contain similar amounts of sugar - fried egg has 0.4g of sugar per 100 grams and shrimp does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

protein

Both fried egg and shrimp are high in protein - fried egg has 13.6g of protein per 100 grams and shrimp has 13.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Shrimp has signficantly less saturated fat than fried egg - fried egg has 4.3g of saturated fat per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.26g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Fried egg and shrimp contain similar amounts of trans fat - fried egg has 0.04g of trans fat per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.02g of trans fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Fried egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than shrimp - fried egg has 219ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and shrimp has 54ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Fried egg is a great source of Vitamin D and it has more Vitamin D than shrimp - fried egg has 88iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and shrimp has 2iu of Vitamin D.

Vitamin E

Fried egg and shrimp contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - fried egg has 1.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and shrimp has 1.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Fried egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folate, however, shrimp contains more niacin. Both fried egg and shrimp contain significant amounts of thiamin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

Fried Egg Shrimp
Thiamin 0.044 MG 0.02 MG
Riboflavin 0.495 MG 0.015 MG
Niacin 0.082 MG 1.778 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.66 MG 0.31 MG
Vitamin B6 0.184 MG 0.161 MG
Folate 51 UG 19 UG
Vitamin B12 0.97 UG 1.11 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both fried egg and shrimp are high in calcium - fried egg has 62mg of calcium per 100 grams and shrimp has 54mg of calcium.

iron

Fried egg has signficantly more iron than shrimp - fried egg has 1.9mg of iron per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Fried egg and shrimp contain similar amounts of potassium - fried egg has 152mg of potassium per 100 grams and shrimp has 113mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, Fried egg has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than shrimp per 100 grams, however, shrimp contains more epa than fried egg per 100 grams. Both fried egg and shrimp contain significant amounts of DHA.

Fried Egg Shrimp
alpha linoleic acid 0.137 G 0.006 G
DHA 0.063 G 0.07 G
DPA 0.007 G 0.006 G
EPA ~ 0.068 G
Total 0.207 G 0.15 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, fried egg has more linoleic acid than shrimp per 100 grams.

Fried Egg Shrimp
other omega 6 ~ 0.006 G
linoleic acid 2.781 G 0.095 G
Total 2.781 G 0.101 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Fried Egg (Egg, whole, cooked, fried) and Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) .

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