How Much Pulled Pork Person?

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person – A BBQ Party Guide

It’s really important to know how much pulled pork per person when planning your next BBQ event. Too little pulled pork is a huge disappointment, and too much is wasteful.

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person?

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person – A BBQ Party Guide

Aim for around 1/3 pound of cooked pulled pork meat per person. 1 pound of pulled pork meat will feed around 3 adults on average.

Remember that a pork shoulder will lose around 1/2 of its weight during cooking, so you will need 2/3 pound of raw pork meat per person.

You will also have to consider appetites and side dishes to make sure everyone gets enough to eat. If you have a number of children at your BBQ you won’t need quite as much pork meat, but adults will usually need around 1/3 pound of pulled pork each.

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person KG?

You will need around 0.15 kg or 150g of cooked pulled pork. As the pork will lose around half of its weight during cooking, this means you will need around 300g raw pork meat per person.

1kg=2.2pounds.

How Many Pounds of Pulled Pork Do You Need For 20 People?

Using 1/3 pound of pulled pork per person as an average guide, you will need 6.6 pounds of cooked pulled pork or 13.2 pounds of raw pork meat to feed 20 people.

In kg this is equivalent to 3kg of cooked pulled pork or 6kg of raw pork meat.

How Many People Will 9lbs of Pulled Pork Feed?

1 pound of cooked pulled pork will feed around 3 people on average, so 9lbs of pulled pork will feed 27 people depending on sides, appetites and how many of your guests are adults and how many are children.

If you want to calculate this for raw pork double it to 18lbs, as the pork shoulder will lose roughly 1/2 its weight during the cooking process.

How Many People will 15lbs of Pulled Pork Serve?

15lbs of cooked pulled pork will feed around 45 people because 1 pound of cooked pulled pork will feed around 3. You will need to have 30lbs of raw pork meat to compensate for the loss of weight that will occur during a long cooking process.

How Many People Will a 6lb Pork Shoulder Feed?

Using the average guide of 1 pound of cooked pulled pork feeding 3 people, a 6 pound raw pork shoulder will lose 1/2 of its weight during cooking and so will feed roughly 9 adults. Children will usually eat less than this amount.

How Much Pulled Pork Do I Need for 50 People?

If you are catering for 50 people you will need 16.66 pounds (7.56kg) of cooked pulled pork meat assuming that 1 pound of cooked pulled pork will feed 3 people. You will need a large cut of pork shoulder for this or 2 shoulder cuts of 8.3 pounds each.

Cooking 2 smaller cuts of pork shoulder at the same time rather than cooking one larger cut will cut the overall cooking time considerably.

How Much Pulled Pork Do I Need for 100 People?

To feed a large crowd of 100 people expect to need 1 pound of cooked pulled pork per 3 guests, which is 33.33lbs of cooked pork. To cater for this crowd, you will need to buy 66.66lbs of raw pork shoulder altogether as the pork will drop in weight by roughly half while cooking.

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person for Sliders?

Sliders are usually around 2 inches across, meaning that you want need as much pulled pork as you would for sandwiches or buns. Aim for around 1/8 lb pulled pork and around 2-3 sliders per person.

How Much Pulled Pork For Sandwiches?

If you are serving your pulled pork in a sandwich or bun you will need a bit more meat than for a slider – roughly around 1/4 pound of pulled pork should be about right.

You may want to consider adding coleslaw, pickles, cheese and BBQ sauce to fill the sandwich out as well.

How Much Pulled Pork Per Person for Tacos?

Tacos can be messy and difficult to eat, especially if you overfill them, so it’s probably best to use around 1/8 pound of pulled pork to serve your pulled pork tacos.

When is Pork Done Temp?

If you are serving pork tenderloin, roast or chops you can serve it at an internal temperature of 165F. However pulling pork requires a higher temperature because you need to render down the fat – at least 195F, but preferably an internal temp of 203F so that it pulls apart well.

If you enjoyed this article have a look at our ‘How Much Brisket Per Person Guide?’ article.

Or our other recipes and guides for pulled pork.

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