Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 14.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 10.45 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Asian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe has been given a composite ranking of 15, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein30%
 Calories from Fat29%
 Calories from Carbs41%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietHIGH

Mineral Analysis

Potassium193.3 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Sodium951.7 mg39.7%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16 g5.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.67 g2.7%Mid 40%Average
Sugars12.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein11.7 g23.5%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.1 g7.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.96 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 137 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.5 g 7%

Saturated Fat 0.85 g 4.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 39 mg 13%

Sodium 847 mg 35.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14.2 g 4.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 11.2 g

Protein 10.5 g 20.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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