How Many Calories in Escargots

admin January 28, 2013 0

Escargots taste delicious but also come with a good number of calories. On consuming escargots you also obtain some good nutritional value and this is why even though it adds some calories to the diet people do not hesitate consuming it. This nutritious and delicious cuisine may be prepared using a number of recipes and the calorie content in it varies to a great extent based on its method of preparation. Here is a look at the number of calories present in a few popular preparations of Escargots.

Each serving of escargot prepared including 3 average sized escargots contains a total of 130 calories. The total fat content in it is 5 grams, carbohydrate content in it is 9 grams and protein content in it is 24 grams.

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 Escargot tastes delicious when prepared with Garlic Butter. Each serving of this escargot preparation available from Escal weighing around 50 grams contains a total of 190 calories. Out of these 190 calories 85% of the calories are obtained from fat, 8% calories come from proteins and the remaining 7% calories are obtained from carbohydrates.

The total fat content in an equal serving of escargot with garlic butter available from Escal is 17 grams of which 12 grams is saturated fat content and 1 gram is trans fat. The total cholesterol content in it is 115 mg, sodium content in it is 320 mg and protein content in it is 4 grams. It also contains 3 grams of carbohydrate content. This escargot preparation also contains some amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium and a number of other essential minerals and vitamins.

Similarly there are a number of different methods used to prepare escargot for instance it may be cooked with sweet chili sauce, it may even be prepared with different spices and other things and each of these preparations offers different number of calories.

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