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Calories in Chicken - Shredded - Dark Meat - No Skin

223 calories

About 113 grams.

Calories in 113 grams of Chicken - Shredded - Dark Meat - No Skin
Nutrition Facts

About 113 grams.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 104mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 31g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Food analysis

Low Carb Keto High Protein Good Fat Source
There is 223 calories in 113 grams of Chicken Shredded. With 189 calories per 100 grams, this food would be considered a Medium calorie density food.

Chicken Shredded is Very Low in carbohydrates, High in proteins and High in fats. You can look at the macronutrients graph below for a detailed ratio.

With 0 grams of "Net carbohydrates" per 100 grams, it is a good choice you are following a Keto or Ketosis diet.

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Macronutrients split

57.1% Proteins
0.0% Carbohydrates
42.9% Fats

Nutrients and how much we eat of it play an important role on our health and body composition. To learn more on theses, check our blog posts on Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats.

Chicken is a lean meat that provides you with protein and a whole lot of other nutritional benefits. It contains both white meat and dark meat. Breast is the healthiest part of the poultry and thighs and leg meat are called the dark meat.


  • The dark meat of a chicken has healthy and unsaturated fat that is good for you

  • The skinless dark meat of a chicken has less fat and cholesterol when compared to other red meats

  • The dark meat of the chicken contains iron, zinc, and B vitamins


  • Dietary fats account for around 45% of the calories in dark meat.

  • When compared to white meat, it has higher levels of saturated fat and sodium

If you are trying to lose weight chicken breast might be a healthier option for you because dark meat has more fat which may not be good for your weight loss goals.

Tasty shredded dark meat in a few simple steps

  1. Simmer chicken thighs in a soup prepared with water and spices such as turmeric and cardamom, bayleaf, salt, pepper, cummin for additional flavor.

  2. Shred the cooked meat before placing it back into the soup, along with the onion, and boil until reduced by half, then add more liquid if needed.

Experiment with different tastes to create excellent chicken shredded dark meat.

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