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Portion Perfect

A little lost on how much to serve? Whether it be beef, pork, chicken, or lamb, these considerations will help you figure out how much is just right:

Know Your Diners

Cooking for a group of adults? Children? Ravenous teens? Everyone’s appetites—and intake—are different.

The Cut

How much meat you need depends on both the cut as well as the cooking method. But don’t let this intimidate you! Use our handy chart below to help guide your chef’s spoon:


Hungry

(oz/person)

Really Hungry

(oz/person)

Boneless

6-8

8-10

Grilling, Broiling, Pan-Seared

6-8

8-10

Slow-Roasting and Stewing

10-12

12-14

Bone-In Steaks

8-10

10-12

Grilling, Broiling, Pan-Seared

6-8

8-10

Slow-Roasting and Stewing

10-12

12-14

Bone-In Chicken

12-14

14-16

Grilling, Broiling, Pan-Seared

12-14

14-16

Slow-Roasting and Stewing

14-16

16-18



What’s the Occasion?
Whipping something up for a weeknight dinner, or preparing for a weekend food marathon? Depending on the occasion, it never hurts to factor in second helpings or unexpected surprises at your event. Here are some rules of thumb to help you in the kitchen:

Just for Dinner:
Follow the chart above.

For a Special Occasion:
Factor in at least 25% more meat, using the chart above as a guide. 


The Whole Package
Wild Fork™ standard packaging comes in trays or Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) bags. Here’s how that translates into the amount you take home:

Package

Weight

Yield

Trays

1.25-1.75 lbs (20-28 oz)

3-4 servings

IQF

2-2.5 lbs (32-40 oz)

4-6 servings