Hash Brown Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Hash Brown.


There are 144 calories in Hash Brown.


Nutrition Facts
Hash Brown
Serving Size:


patty (53 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 81
Calories 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 grams

Saturated Fat 1.3 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.1 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 300 milligrams

Potassium 188 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 15 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.4 grams

Sugars 0.3 grams
Protein 1.4 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 140 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 39 minutes
Running (6mph) 14 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 20 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is hash brown made up of?


Our soft and crispy hash browns are made of high quality grated potatoes, salt, pepper, dextrose, and some dehydrated potatoes to help bind them together to form their hash brown shape.

Why is it called hash brown?

Etymology. The word “hash” is derived from the French word “hacher” which means to hack or chop. This means hashed browned potatoes literally translates to “chopped and fried potatoes”.

What is in a Mcdonald’s hash brown?

US Mcdonald’s hash browns ingredients:

Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (Canola Oil, Soybean Oil, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Natural Beef Flavor [Wheat And Milk Derivatives]), Salt, Corn Flour, Dehydrated Potato, Dextrose, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Extractives Of Black Pepper.

Is hash brown healthy?

Hash browns are packed with vitamins and nutrients, and they are very hearty and filling. They can help keep you satisfied and full until lunchtime. Hash browns are also a good breakfast option because they go well with eggs, sausage, pancakes, and other common breakfast foods.

What do hash browns taste like?

Personal preferences aside, a hash brown or home-style potato should taste like a potato; it should not be too oily; there should be a crunch; and it should be salty, but not too salty.

Why are hash browns so good?

The natural beef flavor- from wheat and milk derivatives- is the special ingredient that makes them so good. Until the potatoes are fried, the McDonald’s hash browns are made just like any other brunch hash browns. They start as whole russet potatoes, which are put into a grater that slices them into strips.

Are hashbrowns breaded?

Corn flour is commonly used for breading. This could explain the extra crispy and crunchy texture of their hash browns.

Are hash browns healthier than French fries?

If you eat hash browns cooked with oil or butter, then really they are no healthier than fries, potato chips, or other processed potato products. You have to get your hash browns closer to whole potatoes by excluding the oil and butter.