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## How many pieces of chicken do I need for 12 people?

Meat Math Chart

Meat | Per Person | 12 People |
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Steak – boneless tenderloin, rib-eye, sirloin | 1/4 lb. | 3 lb. |

Steak – T-bone | 6 oz. | 4-1/2 lb. |

Chicken – boneless | 4 oz. | 3 lb. |

Chicken – bone-in | 1 to 2 pieces 1/2 lb. | 6 lb. |

## How much fried chicken should I order per person?

As a start, here is a basic guide to catering serving sizes per person: Proteins like pulled pork or brisket: 4-5 ounces per person. Fried chicken or similar dishes: 3 pieces per person.

## How many pieces of chicken do I need for 10 people?

If they are just the appetizers, you can probably serve 1 thigh or 1 breast per individual.

No. of people | No. of thighs | No. of breast |
---|---|---|

5 | 10-15 | 5-10 |

10 | 20-30 | 10-20 |

15 | 30-45 | 15-30 |

50 | 100-150 | 50-100 |

## How many people will 100 pieces of fried chicken feed?

Fried

Number of People | Number of Chicken Breast Pieces | Whole Chicken in Weight |
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100 People | 200 to 300 Pieces | 75 to 100 Pounds |

150 People | 300 to 450 Pieces | 115 to 150 Pounds |

200 People | 400 to 600 Pieces | 150 to 200 Pounds |

Prepare Time | 1 Hour | 1 Hour |

## How many wings do I need for 10 adults?

These amounts are for cooked wings. You can get a breakdown of how much you’ll need in pounds from the calculator below. How much chicken wings for 10 – You would need approximately 60 whole chicken wings for 10 people.

## How many chicken legs is 5 lbs?

Number Of Chicken Legs In A Pound

Number of pounds | Amount of chicken legs per weight (including skin and bone) |
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2lb | 5 |

3lb | 7 |

4lb | 9 |

5lb | 11 |

## How many pieces of chicken do I need for 6 adults?

A whole 3 to 4-pound chicken will feed 4 to 6 people, depending on ages and appetite. For Cornish game hens, which are very small chickens, count on one small (1.25 pounds) game hen per person or half of a larger (2-pound) game hen.

## How many pieces of fried chicken Do I need to feed 20 people?

If you were buying fried chicken for a group of 20 people, you would want somewhere between 60-80 pieces of chicken. This calculation can be done by simply multiplying the number of people by the average amount of fried chicken eaten by a person, which is between 3 and 4 pieces.

## How much food do I need for 125 guests?

To calculate how much money per person you have to spend, take your budget and divide that by your number of guests. For example, a couple feeding 125 guests on a $5,000.00 budget will have $40.00 per person to spend on the food, utensils, and equipment. This number will help you determine the type of menu to prepare.

## How much chicken do I need for 9 adults?

Chicken – Quantity to Buy

Bone-in with skins: | One pound of raw chicken will serve approximately two or three people. |
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Roasting Chicken: | A 4 to 7 pound chicken will serve approximately five to seven people. |

Capons: | A 5 to 9 pound chicken will serve approximately six to nine people. |

## How do you calculate food portions for a large group?

Based on the suggested total amount of one and a quarter pound of food per person, you would need 62.50 pounds of food for 50 guests. That’s for everything; protein, veggies, side dishes, salad, bread and dessert. The same formula applies to 100 guests. Your buffet would need 125 pounds of food for 100 guests.

## How much chicken do I need for 50 adults?

Chart of Food Estimates

FOOD | SERVE 25 | SERVE 50 |
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Chicken or turkey breast | 8–9 pounds | 16–18 pounds |

Fish (fillets or steaks) | 7-1/2 pounds | 15 pounds |

Hamburgers | 6-1/2–9-1/2 pounds | 13–15 pounds |

Ham or roast beef | 10 pounds | 20 pounds |