caloreis in eggs

How Many Calories in an Egg?

Eggs are an incredibly versatile food that can be eaten in a variety of different ways at every meal time. A very popular question is 'how many calories in an egg?' and this page will answer that for you in detail. The amount of calories an egg contains will depend on how the egg is prepared and served.

We will also tell you how many calories are in an egg white and in egg yolk, as it is not uncommon for these parts of the egg to be separated before consumption.

We also cover egg protein, as this is something that eggs are a huge source off. What's more, we also provide egg calories for a various types of egg such as turkey eggs and goose eggs, alongside tell you how many calories in a hard boiled egg, scrambled eggs, fried eggs, dried eggs and poached eggs too!

Eggs can come in all shapes and sizes, and we will state the size and weight of the whole egg or stipulated helping/serving. Where applicable, when an egg may not necessarily be eaten as a whole quantity, we will provide a measurement of the amount of egg.

Let's first start off with the normal free-range chicken egg that is enjoyed by the masses! A normal free-range chicken egg can come in many forms starting with the whole egg raw, straight from the cracked shell to being cooked in a variety of ways. It can have the yolk and the white eaten separately in different ways such as the yolk being dried, or the white being dried, powdered and glucose reduced! It is not just a case of looking at the egg from chicken and wondering what the calories egg in that form contains.

Calories in an egg - Whole free-range

raw eggs

A whole, fresh and raw egg

  • small - 1.3 oz 54 calories
  • medium - 1.6 oz 63 calories
  • large - 1.8 oz 72 calories
  • extra large - 2 oz 41 calories
  • In 1 oz there are 41 calories
  • In 10 g there are 14 calories
scambled egg

A whole, cooked and scrambled egg

1 whole 1.8 oz egg cooked with one tablespoon of non-fat milk.

One of the most popular ways that eggs are eaten is when they are scrambled, so lets look at how many calories in scrambled eggs now.

  • Whole serving is 80 calories for each egg
boiled eggs

A whole, cooked, hard-boiled egg - 1 whole 1.8 oz egg

  • A 1.8 oz hard boiled egg has 78 cal.
  • 1 oz of hard boiled egg has 44 boiled egg cal.
  • 10 g of hard boiled egg has 16 cal.

Nutrition in hard boiled eggs

Calories in a Fried Egg?

fried egg calories

A whole, cooked and fried egg - 1 whole 1.6 oz egg

  • A 1.6 oz fried egg has 92 calories
  • 1 oz of fried egg has 57 calories
  • 10 g of fried egg has 20 calories

A whole, cooked, poached egg - 1 whole 1.8 oz egg

  • A 1.8 oz poached egg has 74 cal.
  • 1 oz of poached egg has 42 cal.
  • 10 g of poached egg has 15 cal.

How many calories in an omelet?

Now we come to come to omelet calories, it is wise to remember that these can largely differ due to what actually goes into the omelette.

  • In a 13 oz serving of cheese omelette there are 460 calories
  • In 1 oz of cheese omelette there are 35 calories
  • In 10 g of cheese omelette there are 12 calories

How many calories in a McDonald's egg McMuffin?

Here is an example of egg McMuffin calories for you:

  • In 1 4.8 oz McDonald's egg McMuffin there are 300 calories

How many calories in egg whites?

Not everybody likes to eat the whole of an egg, and it is often the case when people will only want to eat the white of the egg. This is also a part of the egg that can be used separately when cooking various dishes. Here we look at different egg white calories:

Raw egg white calories

  • In the egg white of a large 1.8 oz raw egg, the total of this portion weighing 1.2 oz there are 17 calories
  • In 1 oz of raw egg white there are 15 calories
  • In 10 g of raw egg white there are 5 calories

Dried egg white

  • Size - Large serving 3.5oz / 100g - 382 calories

Dried egg white powder, glucose reduced

  • Size - 1 tablespoon 0.5 oz - 53 calories

Dried egg white flakes, glucose reduced

  • Size - 227g (0.5 lb) - 797 calories

How many calories in dried egg?

Having covered the various different ways that eggs are prepared in our section on scrambled eggs calories and egg white calories, let's now look at how many calories in a dried egg:

A whole, dried egg

  • Size - 1 tbsp 0.2 oz - 30 calories

A whole, dried, stabilized and glucose reduced egg

  • Size - 1 tbsp 0.2 oz - 31 calories
egg white

How man calories in egg white

Fresh and raw egg white

  • Size - Large serving 33g - 17 calories

Dried egg white

  • Size - Large serving 100g - 382 calories

Dried egg white powder, glucose reduced

  • Size - 1 tbsp 14g - 53 calories

Dried egg white flakes, glucose reduced

  • Size - 227g (0.5 lb) - 797 calories

Egg White Nutrition Values

How many calories in egg yolk?

Now let' take a look at the calories in egg yolk:

Fresh and raw egg yolk

  • In a large 0.6 oz tablespoon of raw egg yolk there are 55 cal.
  • In 1 oz of raw egg yolk there are 91 cal.
  • In 10 g of raw egg yolk there are 32 cal.

Dried egg yolk

  • In a 0.1 oz tablespoon of dried egg yolk there are 27 cal.
  • In 1 oz of dried egg yolk there are 189 cal.

Nutrition in Egg Yolk

Calories in eggs - Different types of egg

As we have previously mentioned, beside the regular chicken egg that we are all used to eating, there are other eggs out there that can be eaten. This next section provides popular examples of calories in eggs, other than the chicken egg:

Calories in a turkey egg

  • In a 2.8 oz raw turkey egg there are 135 cal.
  • In 1 oz of raw turkey egg there are 48 cals
  • In 10 g of raw turkey egg there are 17 cal.

Calories in a duck egg

  • In a 2.5 oz raw duck egg there are 130 calories
  • In 1 oz of raw duck egg there are 52 cals
  • In 10 g of raw duck egg there are 19 calories

Calories in a goose egg

  • In a 5.1 oz raw goose egg there are 266 calories
  • In 1 oz of raw goose egg there are 52 cals
  • In 10 g of raw goose egg there are 19 calories

Calories in a quail egg

  • In a 0.3 oz quail egg there are 49 cal.
  • In 1 oz of raw quail egg there are 45 cal.
  • In 10 g of raw quail egg there are 16 cal.

Please note that the above information on calories eggs contain are approximations, these can vary with the size and weight of an egg, and also any fat that is used to help the cooking process.

How much protein is in an egg?

So we have covered information relating to calories in an egg, using various different examples of the way that eggs are prepared, but how about something else that eggs are renowned for holding, protein? In this section we are going to show you the amount of egg protein that you will be consuming, using again a variety of different eggsamples:

Protein in a fried egg

  • In a 46 g / 1.6 oz fried egg there is 6 g of protein

Protein in a boiled egg

  • In a 50 g / 1.75 oz boiled egg there is 6 g of protein

Scrambled egg protein

  • In a 61 g / 2.2 oz serving of scrambled egg there is 7 g of protein

Poached egg protein

  • In a 50 g / 1.75 oz poached egg there is 6 g of protein

Egg white protein

  • In 28 g / 1 oz of raw egg white there is 3 g of protein

Egg Yolk protein

  • In 28 g / 1 oz of raw egg yolk there are 4 g of protein

As you have seen the number of calories in eggs really do differ between how the egg is cooked, or whether it is cooked at all, and also the type of egg. You can also see information on egg calories on the box when you buy your eggs from the supermarket, as it is a legal FDA requirement to have the nutritional value of food on clear display to the consumer.

We trust that the information on this page has been of use to you, if you have time why not check out the various other pages we have on the calories found in everyday foods and beverages, there is much more to our site than letting you know how many calories are in an egg.

 


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