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Calories in Chicken Drumstick
or Leg Per Serving

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Caloric Values, Single Serving

One Chicken Leg with the skin removed that has been roasted contains about 112 kcals. If the skin is also consumed, the caloric values equal 167 kcals.

The average turkey leg weighs about 350 grams - or about three times larger than the one posted in our nutrition data chart below.

Chicken drumsticks are 186 kcals per 100 grams while the turkey version equals 200 per 100 grams.

This would make the turkey drumstick contain about 700 calories - so you may want to think twice before reaching over that holiday table and pulling off a roasted leg.

Health & Nutrition Notes for Chicken Drumstick

This food is rich in flavor and works very well over the white meat in preparing recipes such as chicken and dumplings, soups and casseroles. It is also rich in protein - about 22 grams per leg.

Nutrition Information for Chicken Leg

Nutrition Facts, Based on Roasted


1 Leg With Skin, 91 grams

Energy Values kcal 167
Protein g 21.87
Total lipid (fat) g 8.18
Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.00
Fiber, total dietary g 0.0
Calcium, Ca mg 11
Iron, Fe mg 0.99
Magnesium, Mg mg 21
Phosphorus, P mg 184
Potassium, K mg 240
Sodium, Na mg 89
Zinc, Zn mg 1.88
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0


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