How much food

Discussion in 'Grilling Pork' started by smokingwxman, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. smokingwxman

    smokingwxman Fire Starter

    Anyone have a good rule of thumb for how many sandwiches you get per pound of pork butt?  I have about a 7 pound butt I'm going to smoke Saturday morning and want to make sure I have enough food for my guests.  Plus, leftovers aren't exactly a bad thing, right?
     
  2. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You lose around 50% cooking a butt shrinkage and waste so you should be close to 3.5 of finished meat. I would figure 4-6 ounces per sammich so 3.5 *16= 56 ounces of meat divided by 6 ounces =9 and 56*4=14 sammiches.
     
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Yep...[​IMG]...JJ
     

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