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|As a main course, 6 to 7 ounces of cleaned shrimp or 8 to 9 ounces of shell-on shrimp makes a nice-sized portion. If you purchase already-cooked shrimp, 5 to 6 ounces will satisfy the average diner.
For shrimp cocktail, you'll need about 3 to 4 ounces of cooked shrimp, 4 to 5 ounces of cleaned shrimp, or 5 to 6 ounces of shell-on shrimp per person.
16 ounces = 1 lb