High Protein Seafood

Are you looking to incorporate more protein into your diet while also enjoying delicious and healthy meals? One excellent way to do this is by incorporating seafood into your meals. Seafood is not only tasty and versatile, but it’s also packed with essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and high-quality protein. To help you get started on your seafood journey, we’ve compiled a list of the top 9 high protein seafood for a healthy diet option. 

From salmon and tuna to shrimp and crab, these seafood options are sure to satisfy your taste buds while providing your body with the nutrients it needs. So, get ready to explore our top picks and discover new and exciting ways to incorporate high-protein seafood into your diet.

What Is the Importance of Protein? How Much Protein Is Good?

The body gets a large amount of its energy from protein. It is found in all of your cells and tissues. Therefore, protein intake is essential for growth and repair, as well as maintaining good health. It provides approximately 15% of your daily energy and is the second most abundant substance in the body, after water.

Based on the recommended daily allowance (RDA), you should aim for 0.8 grams of protein per kg of body weight. This may seem like a lot, but it can be easily achieved with some seafood.

The Contenders

Pollack – 17.4G per 100g

Cornish Pollack, a great substitute for cod, is delicious and packed with 17.4g of protein. It’s certainly a cheaper way to get your daily protein than some of the other options on this list.

With 757mg per 100g, pollack has approximately twice the omega-3 content as Cod. It’s a good source of lean protein, and it contains more than 100 percent of your daily vitamin D12. It’s also rich in selenium and phosphorous. You should eat more Pollack, an omega-3 food.

Cod – 17.5G per 100g

Similar to our Cornish Pollack, but with fewer omega-3 Oils, Cod is a great staple protein choice. The omega-3 oils found in cod are still very good with 342mg per 100g.

This is a cheaper option than the other options for getting your protein needs met.

Prawns – 17.6G per 100g

When these little guys are paired together in a hearty seafood plate, they can be incredibly delicious and a great way to get the protein you need to stay active.

Prawns also contain a lot of omega-3, which is good for your heart, and vitamin B12, which is great to maintain a healthy nervous system.

Sardines – 19.8G per 100g

Sardines are considered a superfood because of their high omega-3 count. They also contain 19.8g of protein per 100g. They can be either whole or butterflied for you, making it even more enjoyable.

Sardines rank among the top three species for omega-3, with 2,660mg per 100g fillet!

Salmon – 20.4G per 100g

Salmon has 20.4g per 100g of protein. It is a popular choice for athletes because it is readily available and easy to prepare meals with the help of a multitude of online guides. Order your salmon with us to make it more sustainable. A good post-gym meal.

Atlantic salmon is a great source of omega 3 with a staggering 2,380mg per 100g fillet! It’s also high in Vitamins A & D, as well as minerals like calcium.

Crab – 20.5G per 100g

Crabs, which can be clawed to fin with Salmon, is a great source of protein.

You may not know this, but crab meat is super delicious and super healthy. White and brown meats are both superior sources of omega-3 oils. They each contain 1,892mg per 100g. Crab is also a great source of protein. It is rich in selenium, which plays an important role in the human antioxidant defense system. Also, it is rich in vitamins (especially vitamin B2) as well as minerals. It is basically a superfood.

Halibut – 21.5G per 100g

This fish is among the most healthful and delicious options on this list. This is a popular choice for those who are concerned about macros. The halibut is lean and has 103 calories per 100g. It packs 21.5g of protein and 1.9g of healthy fat.

The fat content provides a good supply of essential omega-3 fats. This is important for a healthy mind, a leaner body composition, and the prevention of diseases.

Lobster – 22.1G per 100g

Excellent protein, exquisite taste This special treat has 22.1g protein per 100g. You can rest assured that it is very healthy for you.

Lobster provides 580mg of omega-3 per 100g of meat. It’s also rich in essential vitamins and minerals like copper, selenium, zinc, phosphorous, vitamin B12, and magnesium as well as vitamin E.

Shrimp – 24G per 100g

They are small but very high in protein. These are great for adding protein to fish dishes, as they offer a staggering 24G per 100g. They are also super delicious!

These can be used to complement other protein-enriched fish dishes or enjoyed by themselves. This is not to be missed.

Hungry for Some Protein-Packed Seafood? Make Your Reservation Now

Looking for a delicious way to boost your protein intake? Come to Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill in St. Pete, FL, and try our top 9 high-protein seafood options! From succulent shrimp to fresh-caught salmon, we’ve got everything you need to nourish your body and tantalize your taste buds. Make your reservation today and get ready for a healthy, satisfying meal!