Fried vs. Grilled Chicken Breast. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Nutrient Database, a chicken breast with skin fried in batter has 590 calories per 226 grams, or 1/2 pound, as well as 29 grams of fat and 20 grams of carbohydrates. Grilling also retains more protein in the chicken than frying
What is healthier baked or grilled chicken?
Both grilling and baking can produce juicy, flavorful, healthy chicken, but grilling leads to more carcinogen production during cooking, making it a less healthy choice. The same smoky flavor and char that gives grilled chicken its flavor is also harmful.
Is it healthy to eat chicken?
Chicken and fish have less saturated fat than most red meat. The unsaturated fats in fish, such as salmon, actually have health benefits. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish and some plant sources, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Beans don't contain cholesterol, only animal products do.