Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Surimi vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Significant differences between Surimi and Shrimp

  • Surimi has more Phosphorus, however Shrimp is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Shrimp covers your daily Cholesterol needs 53% more than Surimi.
  • Surimi contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, surimi and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen).

Infographic

Surimi vs Shrimp infographic
Infographic link

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Surimi
2
:
6
Shrimp
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +96.2%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +96.2%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Surimi
11
:
0
Shrimp
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 13% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 2% 200% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Surimi Shrimp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0.2g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 23.98g Shrimp
Fats 0.9g 0.28g Surimi
Carbs 6.85g 0.2g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 99kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Shrimp
Fiber 0g g Surimi
Calcium 9mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 0.26mg 0.51mg Shrimp
Magnesium 43mg 39mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 237mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 259mg Shrimp
Sodium 143mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 0.33mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.032mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 67IU IU Surimi
Vitamin E 0.63mg mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B1 0.02mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B2 0.021mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B3 0.22mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B5 0.07mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B6 0.03mg mg Surimi
Folate 2µg µg Surimi
Vitamin B12 1.6µg µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg mg Surimi
Threonine 0.734mg mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.709mg mg Surimi
Leucine 1.202mg mg Surimi
Lysine 1.387mg mg Surimi
Methionine 0.515mg mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.595mg mg Surimi
Valine 0.77mg mg Surimi
Histidine 0.35mg mg Surimi
Cholesterol 30mg 189mg Surimi
Trans Fat g 0.002g Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 0.048g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 0.079g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Surimi Shrimp
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

People also compare

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Surimi
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
47
Shrimp

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
91%
Surimi
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Shrimp
Fats
4%
Surimi
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 159mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Surimi
Surimi is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.135g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients
  2. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.