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North sea prawns (de-shelled) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Shrimps in lemon sauce in a scallop shell dish

North sea prawns (de-shelled) consist of 1% fat, 19% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 78% water. With 87 of calories per 100g it's 106% higher than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 10.34% of the calories in North sea prawns (de-shelled) come from fat, 87.36% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 22% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Magnesium Covers 20.31% of Magnesium RDA per portion

Can you eat North sea prawns (de-shelled) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, North sea prawns (de-shelled) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
North sea prawns (de-shelled)
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 87 82.2
Fat (g) 1 1.5
Protein (g) 19 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 0 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 0 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 145 286.8
Water (g) 78 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of North sea prawns (de-shelled) contains

  • 87 Calories
  • 1g of Fat
  • 19g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 145mg of sodium - 9.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 65mg of Magnesium, that covers 20.31% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 2.2mg of Zinc - 22% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.6mg of Iron - 5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 230mg of Potassium - 5.75% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 2mg of Vitamin C - 1.9% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 1.7mg of Vitamin B12 - 56.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in North sea prawns (de-shelled)?

per 100g
North sea prawns (de-shelled)
Vitamin C (mg) 2 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.03 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.13 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 10 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.7 3.3
Retinol (μg) 2 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for North sea prawns (de-shelled) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in North sea prawns (de-shelled)

per 100g
North sea prawns (de-shelled)
Magnesium (mg) 65 41.8
Zinc (mg) 2.2 3.7
Sodium (mg) 145 286.8
Calcium (mg) 90 69.5
Iron (mg) 0.6 2.6
Potassium (mg) 230 260
Phosphorus (mg) 225 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in North sea prawns (de-shelled) we looked at the portion size (100g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male


0% of North sea prawns (de-shelled) are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
North sea prawns (de-shelled)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 1.6
Total carbs (g) 0 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in North sea prawns (de-shelled)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 1g total fat per 100g, 0.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 135mg.