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How Much to Buy

Deciding how much seafood to buy depends upon how you intend to prepare it and the desired size of individual servings. The quantities listed below are good portions for an adult entree. Smaller quantities should be used for appetizers and casseroles where other ingredients are included.

Seafood Type Serving Per Person
Whole Fish 1/2 lb. - 1 lb.
Fillets 5 - 7 ozs.
Steaks 6 - 8 ozs.
Oysters, Clams 1/2 dozen
Scallops 6 - 8 ozs.