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Calories in Pork Steak

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Melodie Anne Coffman specializes in overall wellness, with particular interests in women's health and personal defense. She holds a master's degree in food science and human nutrition and is a certified instructor through the NRA. Coffman is pursuing her personal trainer certification in 2015.
Calories in Pork Steak
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Pork steaks, more commonly known as chops, aren’t always high in calories. They range from approximately 125 to 220 calories for one serving. Lean and trimmed cuts from the loin have about half as many calories as fattier chops from the rib area. If you’re carefully counting calories, though, adding oil for cooking purposes can double the number of calories from your chop in some cases.

Calorie Count

A roasted pork tenderloin steak weighing 3 ounces gives you fewer than 125 calories. If you have a broiled blade chop, a 3-ounce boneless cut has around 145 calories, while the same amount of a boneless cooked top-loin chop has closer to 170 calories. Center-cut rib chops generally have the most calories -- over 220 per 3-ounce broiled chop. Consider using nonstick spray in place of oil during cooking to minimize calories. Just 1 tablespoon of oil can pack on another 125 calories, compared to nonstick spray, which only has a trace amount of calories.

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