Chicken quarter has 736 calories per drumstick+thigh+back or 214 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
69 percent of calories in chicken quarter are from fat and 31% of calories are from protein.
The majority, or 69% of the calories in raw chicken quarter are from fat. Chicken quarter is high in total fat, with 54.9 grams or 86% of recommended daily values per drumstick+thigh+back. Chicken Quarter is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in chicken quarter are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 80% of recommended daily values:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in chicken quarter.
- Total fat: 54.9 g
- Saturated fat: 15 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 22.8 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 11.5 g
Chicken quarter is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.53 grams for every drumstick+thigh+back. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.53 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every drumstick+thigh+back of chicken quarter contains a total of 10.6 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in chicken quarter comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- linoleic acid: 10.28 g
- other omega 6: 0.35 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in chicken quarter is 20.1: 1.
Some other proteins with similar calories to chicken quarter by weight: