Number of shrimp per person
How many shrimp per person to use?
a pound of shrimp feeds 4 people
It is widely known the fact that fish counters usually sell at least two sizes of shrimp â€” medium and large. It is important to know the fact that a pound of shrimp feeds 4 people as an entrÃ©e. There are some simple calculations you have to make. For example, there are 30 or even 35 medium shrimp/lb -8 per person, large (20-25/lb): 6 per person. Keep in mind that smaller shrimps are not very impressive in the presentation or flavor department.