FreshDirect - Shrimp
All-Natural Wild Domestic Gulf Shrimp, Shell-On, 16-20/lb, Previously Frozen 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