Ground Chicken Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Ground Chicken.


There are 161 calories in Ground Chicken.


Nutrition Facts
Ground Chicken
Serving Size:


oz crumbled (85 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 84
Calories 161

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9.3 grams

Saturated Fat 2.6 grams

Trans Fat 0.1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.1 grams

Cholesterol 91 milligrams

Sodium 64 milligrams

Potassium 575 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0 grams
Protein 20 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 160 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 43 minutes
Running (6mph) 15 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 22 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is ground chicken made of?

Ground chicken is made with both dark and white meat from a chicken. It may also contain a bit of chicken skin. Ground chicken is often a light pink color when raw, then white when cooked. It will take on the color of whatever seasonings and sauces you use!

Is ground chicken the same as regular chicken?

Ground chicken can contain about 20% skin and 15% fat (the same proportion found in a whole chicken). If skin in the grind makes you squeamish, try ground chicken breast, though we find it to be very dry.

Is ground chicken the same as ground chicken breast?

Ground Chicken

More white meat (chicken breast) makes a lighter pink ground meat with a higher lean percentage. Raw ground chicken (and ground turkey) usually has a softer consistency than ground beef or ground pork. Lean ground chicken has 170 calories, 9 grams of fat, and 22 grams of protein in a 3 ounce serving.

Can you make your own ground chicken?

If you own a food processor, a crank-driven food grinder or even a sharp chef’s blade, you can make your own ground/chopped chicken at home. Use boneless, skinless breasts for the leanest blend, or create your own combination of white and dark meat.

What kind of meat is ground chicken?

Chicken Mince (ground chicken) is the white meat, leaner alternative to beef mince. Basically, anything you make with beef mince you can make with chicken mince. Rissoles, burgers, meatballs, meatloaf.

How do you ground chicken?

Quote from Youtube:: So I just take a couple minutes and make it myself it's super easy I literally just cut my chicken breasts into about 1-inch cubes. And then. I put them into my food processor.

Does ground chicken taste different?

Since the ground chicken needs to be cooked thoroughly the taste can be rather bland. Another reason that ground chicken is not as popular is because it is regarded as a higher grade of meat. To ground chicken would lower its market value and you would essentially be paying more for a lower quality product.

Can you make ground chicken in a blender?

You want the chicken firm, but not frozen through. Put the chunks into a food processor or blender, in batches of about 10 at a time, and pulse them until chopped. Put the ground chicken into a large bowl and continue to process the other chunks until it is all chopped. Voila!