Top Meats High in Potassium

About Meats and Potassium

There are quite a number of meats rich in potassium, and most of this list will provide a significant portion of your recommended daily values.

Some of the highest potassium meats include chicken, clams, spam, trout, anchovy, salmon, pork, sausage, ham and beef. Other potassium rich meats are crab meat, chicken breast, turkey, canned tuna, shrimp and bacon.

We calculated the top meats for potassium by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 16 meats highest in potassium.

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult Female DV Adult Male DV

Chicken (ground)

image of chicken

In 1 ounce, chicken has 192mg of potassium, or about 8% of daily values for women and 6% for men.
Potassium
192mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
716mg in
200 Calories (106g)
8%
6%
31%
21%
Complete nutrition for Chicken

Clams (cooked)

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1 ounce of clam contains 178mg of potassium, or about 8% of daily values for women and 5% for men.
Potassium
178mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
849mg in
200 Calories (135g)
8%
5%
37%
25%
Complete nutrition for Clams

Spam

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In 1 ounce, spam has 158mg of potassium, or about 7% of daily values for women and 5% for men.
Potassium
158mg in
1 ounce (28g)
385mg in
200 Calories (68g)
7%
5%
17%
11%
Complete nutrition for Spam

Trout (cooked)

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1 small trout contains 523mg of potassium, or about 23% of daily values for women and 15% for men.
Potassium
523mg in
1 small (113g)
452mg in
200 Calories (98g)
23%
15%
20%
13%
Complete nutrition for Trout

Anchovy (raw)

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In 1 ounce, anchovy has 109mg of potassium, or about 5% of daily values for women and 3% for men.
Potassium
109mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
585mg in
200 Calories (153g)
5%
3%
25%
17%
Complete nutrition for Anchovy

Salmon (raw)

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1 ounce of salmon contains 104mg of potassium, or about 5% of daily values for women and 3% for men.
Potassium
104mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
576mg in
200 Calories (157g)
5%
3%
25%
17%
Complete nutrition for Salmon

Pork (ground)

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In 1 ounce, pork has 103mg of potassium, or about 4% of daily values for women and 3% for men.
Potassium
103mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
244mg in
200 Calories (67g)
4%
3%
11%
7%
Complete nutrition for Pork

Sausage (cooked)

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1 link of sausage contains 295mg of potassium, or about 13% of daily values for women and 9% for men.
Potassium
295mg in
1 link (87g)
209mg in
200 Calories (62g)
13%
9%
9%
6%
Complete nutrition for Sausage

Ham

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In 1 ounce, ham has 88mg of potassium, or about 4% of daily values for women and 3% for men.
Potassium
88mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
237mg in
200 Calories (76g)
4%
3%
10%
7%
Complete nutrition for Ham

Beef (ground)

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1 ounce of beef contains 78mg of potassium, or about 3% of daily values for women and 2% for men.
Potassium
78mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
199mg in
200 Calories (72g)
3%
2%
9%
6%
Complete nutrition for Beef

Crab Meat

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In 1 cup, crab meat has 350mg of potassium, or about 15% of daily values for women and 10% for men.
Potassium
350mg in
1 cup (135g)
624mg in
200 Calories (241g)
15%
10%
27%
18%
Complete nutrition for Crab Meat

Chicken Breast (cooked)

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1 cup of chicken breast contains 358mg of potassium, or about 16% of daily values for women and 11% for men.
Potassium
358mg in
1 cup (140g)
310mg in
200 Calories (121g)
16%
11%
13%
9%
Complete nutrition for Chicken Breast

Turkey (cooked)

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In 1 lb, turkey has 1084mg of potassium, or about 47% of daily values for women and 32% for men.
Potassium
1084mg in
1 lb (453.6g)
253mg in
200 Calories (106g)
47%
32%
11%
7%
Complete nutrition for Turkey

Canned Tuna

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1 ounce of canned tuna contains 67mg of potassium, or about 3% of daily values for women and 2% for men.
Potassium
67mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
370mg in
200 Calories (156g)
3%
2%
16%
11%
Complete nutrition for Canned Tuna

Shrimp (raw)

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1 medium shrimp has 6.8mg of potassium, or about 0% for adults.
Potassium
6.8mg in
1 medium (6g)
318mg in
200 Calories (282g)
0%
0%
14%
9%
Complete nutrition for Shrimp

Bacon (cooked)

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1 ounce of bacon contains 4.3mg of potassium, or about 0% for adults.
Potassium
4.3mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
3.3mg in
200 Calories (22g)
0%
0%
0%
0%
Complete nutrition for Bacon


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