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Oyster Measures and Equivalents

How many oysters do you need?

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© 2008 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone

Oyster Equivalents

• 6 large oysters = 1 serving raw
• 12 medium oysters  = 1 serving raw
• 36 to 48 small Olympia oysters = 1 serving raw
• 1 quart shucked oysters = 6 servings
• 6 medium Eastern oysters = 20 Olympia oysters
• 300 to 500 shucked raw Olympia oysters = 1 quart
• 1 dozen shucked medium oysters = about 1 cup
• 1 quart medium shucked oysters = about 50 oysters
• 6-1/2 ounce can smoked oysters = about 24 oysters

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