foods The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked  

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No other food satisfies quite like meat. If you've got a carnivorous appetite, this is the list for you. It's all about the best types of meat, from the lean and health-conscious to the marbled and flavorful. Many popular kinds of meat are available at your local grocery store, though you can hunt some of this game in the wild as well.

What different proteins will you find on this list of the best meat? Chicken is a diner favorite, whether it's grilled, fried, or poached. Beef is another popular and versatile meat to incorporate into a variety of cuisines, from burgers to barbecued ribs. Venison is a favorite protein among hunters and fans of game. Other good meats featured on this list include turkey, lamb, and pork.

Do you have a favorite meat? Give the best proteins a thumbs up to move them to the top of the list, and share some of your favorite recipes in the comments section.

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69 23
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

2
78 30
Beef is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

3
59 22
Fish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

4
55 27
Lamb and mutton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

5
55 28
Pork is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

6
54 28
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

7
32 25
Duck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

8
28 23
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

9
19 21
Quail is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

10
18 22
American Bison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
American Bison

11
18 22
Venison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

12
19 25
Veal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

13
15 23
Pheasant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

14
17 26
Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

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15
10 19
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Alligator

16
12 24
Mutton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Mutton

17
10 23
Elk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Elk

18
8 21
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Crocodile

19
9 24
Wild boar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Wild boar

20
6 20
Goat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

21
7 22
Kangaroo meat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Kangaroo

22
7 23
Goose is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

23
5 21
Partridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Partridge

24
5 21
Turtle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
Turtle

25
4 23
Pigeon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

26
3 24
Tripe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked

27
1 16
Rat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best-Tasting Types of Meat, Ranked
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