Orange Peel offers a number of health benefits owing to the nutritional value it contains. However, it also comes with some amount of calories though much of its calorie content does not come from fat. One tablespoon of raw orange peel contains around 5.8 calories out of which 0.11 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of orange peel is 0.012 gram out of which 0.0014 gram is saturated fat content, 0.0024 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.0022 gram is monounsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in it is 0.18 mg, potassium content is 12.7 mg, protein content is 0.09 gram, carbohydrate content is 1.5 grams and dietary fiber content is 0.64 gram.
The calorie content in one teaspoon of raw orange peel weighing around 2 grams is 1.9 Kcal. It contains traces of fat content. The total carbohydrate content in it is 0.5 gram, dietary fiber content is 0.21 gram, protein content is 0.03 gram and water content is 1.45 grams. It also contains various essential vitamins and minerals. One tea spoon of raw orange peel contains 2.72 mg of vitamin C, 8.4 IU of vitamin A, 0.02 mg of niacin, 0.6 mcg of folate, 3.22 mg of calcium, 0.02 mg of iron, 0.44 mg of magnesium, 0.01 mg of pantothenic acid, 0.42 mg of phosphorus, 0.02 mg of selenium and 0.01 mg of zinc.
Orange peel shrimp is also quite popular and the calorie content in this preparation of orange peel is different from that in the raw orange peel. One serving of orange peel shrimp contains around 1,070 calories out of which 540 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of orange peel shrimp is 60 grams, carbohydrate content is 74 grams and protein content is 58 grams.