Welcome to the list of the top 13 fish and shellfish highest in cholesterol content. Where the amount of cholesterol ranges from 260 mg to 65 mg per 100g. The top fish and shellfish is Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried with the highest cholesterol content, which in 100g contains 260 mg of cholesterol.

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried has a nutritional value score of 15 out of 100.



Other important and cholesterol related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving for Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried, which is the top of the fish and shellfish list for cholesterol content in your diet, the amount of Calories is 175 kcal (9% RDA), the amount of Protein is 17.94 g (32% RDA), the amount of Fat is 7.48 g (12% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.79 g (6% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the cholesterol content in Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried from the list of fish and shellfish.

cholesterol and nutrition facts in fish and shellfish per 100g



Top Twenty List - Highest cholesterol Content per 100g

Below is a basic list for cholesterol in fish and shellfish for the top 20 fish and shellfish. A more comprehensive list for the top items can be found at the bottom of the page along with different servings.

1. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried 260mg
2. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, raw 233mg
3. Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 224mg
4. Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat 130mg
5. Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw 112mg
6. Mollusks, oyster, Pacific, cooked, moist heat 100mg
7. Mollusks, octopus, common, cooked, moist heat 96mg
8. Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, cooked, fried 94mg
9. Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, raw 85mg
10. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist heat 79mg
11. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried 71mg
12. Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 67mg
13. Mollusks, conch, baked or broiled 65mg

Highest Amount of cholesterol per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high cholesterol foods in your diet. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the cholesterol nutritional content.

The food with the highest cholesterol content per typical serving is Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried which contains 221 mg in 3 oz (or 85 g). For this serving the Calories content is 148.75 kcal (7% RDA), the Protein content is 15.25 g (27% RDA), the Fat content is 6.36 g (10% RDA) and the Carbohydrate content is 6.62 g (5% RDA).

Milligrams of cholesterol in fish and shellfish (per 100g)

The list below gives the total cholesterol content in the top 13 items from the general description 'fish and shellfish' each of which show the cholesterol amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 13 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

fish and shellfish cholesterol per 100g

The level of cholesterol can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 3 items. The highest amount of cholesterol from the 3 raw items is in Mollusks, squid, mixed species, raw where the content is 233 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 9 items. The highest amount of cholesterol from the 9 cooked items is in Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried where the amount is 260 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked fish and shellfish shows that cooking can change the levels of cholesterol by 27 mg in a 100g serving.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing cholesterol which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in cholesterol.


List of Fish and shellfish High in cholesterol Content per 100g

1. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried - Cholesterol
260 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 15 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
260 mg 175(9%)7.79(6%)7.48(12%)17.94(32%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
221 mg148.75 kcal(7%)6.62 g(5%)6.36 g(10%)15.25 g(27%)
2. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, raw - Cholesterol
233 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 17 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
233 mg 92(5%)3.08(2%)1.38(2%)15.58(28%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz, boneless (or 28.35g):
66.06 mg26.08 kcal(1%)0.87 g(1%)0.39 g(1%)4.42 g(8%)
Other Serving Size : 3 oz (or 85g):
198.05 mg78.2 kcal(4%)2.62 g(2%)1.17 g(2%)13.24 g(24%)
3. Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
224 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 18 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
224 mg 158(8%)1.64(1%)1.4(2%)32.48(58%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
190.4 mg134.3 kcal(7%)1.39 g(1%)1.19 g(2%)27.61 g(49%)
4. Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
130 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 16 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
130 mg 275(14%)15.52(12%)0.8(1%)47.68(85%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
110.5 mg233.75 kcal(12%)13.19 g(10%)0.68 g(1%)40.53 g(72%)
5. Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw - Cholesterol
112 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 18 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
112 mg 79(4%)0.82(1%)0.7(1%)16.24(29%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
95.2 mg67.15 kcal(3%)0.7 g(1%)0.6 g(1%)13.8 g(25%)
6. Mollusks, oyster, Pacific, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
100 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 17 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
100 mg 163(8%)9.9(8%)4.6(7%)18.9(34%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 medium (or 25g):
25 mg40.75 kcal(2%)2.48 g(2%)1.15 g(2%)4.73 g(8%)
Other Serving Size : 3 oz (or 85g):
85 mg138.55 kcal(7%)8.42 g(6%)3.91 g(6%)16.07 g(29%)
7. Mollusks, octopus, common, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
96 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 18 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
96 mg 164(8%)4.4(3%)2.08(3%)29.82(53%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
81.6 mg139.4 kcal(7%)3.74 g(3%)1.77 g(3%)25.35 g(45%)
8. Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, cooked, fried - Cholesterol
94 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 15 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
94 mg 189(9%)11.05(9%)6.78(10%)19.63(35%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
79.9 mg160.65 kcal(8%)9.39 g(7%)5.76 g(9%)16.69 g(30%)
9. Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, raw - Cholesterol
85 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 17 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
85 mg 105(5%)6.01(5%)0.76(1%)17.1(31%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
72.25 mg89.25 kcal(4%)5.11 g(4%)0.65 g(1%)14.54 g(26%)
10. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
79 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 17 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
79 mg 102(5%)5.45(4%)3.42(5%)11.42(20%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
67.15 mg86.7 kcal(4%)4.63 g(4%)2.91 g(4%)9.71 g(17%)
Other Serving Size : 6 medium (or 42g):
33.18 mg42.84 kcal(2%)2.29 g(2%)1.44 g(2%)4.8 g(9%)
11. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried - Cholesterol
71 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 15 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
71 mg 199(10%)11.62(9%)12.58(19%)8.77(16%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
60.35 mg169.15 kcal(8%)9.88 g(8%)10.69 g(16%)7.45 g(13%)
Other Serving Size : 6 medium (or 88g):
62.48 mg175.12 kcal(9%)10.23 g(8%)11.07 g(17%)7.72 g(14%)
12. Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat - Cholesterol
67 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 18 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
67 mg 148(7%)5.13(4%)1.95(3%)25.55(46%)
Typical Serving Amount : 3 oz (or 85g):
56.95 mg125.8 kcal(6%)4.36 g(3%)1.66 g(3%)21.72 g(39%)
Other Serving Size : 20 small (or 190g):
127.3 mg281.2 kcal(14%)9.75 g(8%)3.71 g(6%)48.55 g(87%)
13. Mollusks, conch, baked or broiled - Cholesterol
65 mg of Cholesterol per 100g
Nutritional Value = 18 / 100    Food Category - Finfish and Shellfish Products
Cholesterol
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
65 mg 130(7%)1.7(1%)1.2(2%)26.3(47%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 cup, sliced (or 127g):
82.55 mg165.1 kcal(8%)2.16 g(2%)1.52 g(2%)33.4 g(60%)
Other Serving Size : 1 oz cooked, yield (or 17g):
11.05 mg22.1 kcal(1%)0.29 g(0%)0.2 g(0%)4.47 g(8%)






cholesterol and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans, baked beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages, chicken light meat, chicken dark meat, chicken leg, fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken thigh, chicken wings, duck, goose, pheasant, quail, pigeon, turkey light meat, turkey dark meat, turkey breast, turkey leg, turkey wing, emu, ostrich, frankfurter, pate, pork sausage, salami, bratwurst, pork loin, ground pork, lamb shank, veal, bison, beef liver, beef ribs

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese, mozzarella, low fat yogurt

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, spices, chili sauce

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal, kelloggs cereals, general mills cereals

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats, salad dressing, tomato soup, mushroom soup, chicken soup, vegetable soup, infant formula, cooking oil, shortening, fish oil, soybean oil, soy protein, gravy, raisins, currants, balsam pear, succotash, macaroni, egg noodles, japanese noodles, macaroni and cheese, burrito