Guide to Meat Weights

Guide to Meat Sizes

Below are weights in imperial (old money) and metric.

Imperial Metric
4oz 115g
6oz 180g
8oz 225g
10oz 275g
12oz 325g
1lb 454g
2lb 907g


When buying steaks the most common size asked for is 225g, 180g is a good size for fillet for the average eater. Mince etc 115g per portion in spaghetti but 150g per head as mince and potatoes. For roast beef buying, think 180g per head (raw weight) for children and small eaters and 225g (raw weight) for average eaters.
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