Shellfish Buying Chart
|Type of Shellfish||Amount per Serving|
|Littleneck or Cherrystone Clams, in the shell||6 to 8|
|Clams, soft shell||12 to 20|
|Mussels in the shell
|Oysters in the shell||6 to 8 |
||1/2 pint |
|Scallops, shucked||5 ounces|
||6 to 8 ounces|
|Shrimp, peeled and deveined||4 to 5 ounces|
|Lobster, whole||1 per person|
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