Protein in Salmon
The favorite choice for the term "Salmon" is 1 regular flat can of Canned Salmon which has about 36 grams of protein. The amount of protein for a variety of types and serving sizes of Salmon is shown below.
Popular Types of Salmon
Salmon Varieties (1/2 fillet serving)
Prot(g)
Pink 31.70
Wild Atlantic 39.28
Farmed Atlantic 39.40
Wild Coho 42.81
Sockeye 42.17
Chinook 39.46
Chum 39.88
Canned Salmon
Prot(g)
1 small can (3.25 oz) 18.92
1 regular can (7.75 oz) 36.41
1 large can (16 oz) 75.90
Smoked Salmon
Prot(g)
1 piece 3.66
1 oz 5.18
1/4 cup flaked 6.22
Cooking Variations of Salmon
Baked or Broiled
Prot(g)
1/2 medium fillet 33.08
1 medium steak 34.04
4 oz 18.22
1 cup flaked 32.60
Steamed or Poached
Prot(g)
4 oz 28.26
1 cup flaked 33.89
Fried, Floured or Breaded
Prot(g)
4 oz 16.87
1 cup flaked 30.19
Fried, Battered
Prot(g)
4 oz 14.12
1 cup flaked 25.27
Other Common Suggestions
Prot(g)
4 oz Smoked Salmon (Lox) 20.73
4 oz Salmon Nuggets 14.39
1 Salmon Cake or Patty 16.34
1 cup Salmon Salad 27.37
1 Salmon Burger 15.00

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