How much rice does a 5 lb bag make?
If you are talking about white rice, it's about 2 cups per pound, so 10 cups in a 5 pound bag.
Five pounds of uncooked rice is about 14 cups if it's white rice or about 12 cups for brown rice.
Never cook more than 2kg of rice in a single dish. This is enough for 50 people. It will cook unevenly and be bulky to use/serve if you cover over this amount.
We recommend making 50-65g of uncooked rice per person. If you have a kitchen scale, weigh the rice before cooking to make sure you're using the correct amount. Eyeballing it can lead to making too much or too little. One thing to be aware of is that the type of rice used can also affect this fixed amount.
|# of People||Uncooked Rice||Yields this much Cooked Rice|
|25||6.5 cups/1168g/1.2kg||20 cups|
|30||8 cups/1425g/1.4kg||24 cups|
|50||13 cups/2336g/2.3kg||39 cups|
|100||26 cups/4657g/4.7kg||78 cups|
On an average a person needs about 90 grams or 1/2 cup of uncooked rice So for 30 people you will need about 2.500 or 2.750 kilogram of uncooked rice.
The normal calculation is 3 oz of uncooked rice per person. Therefore for 100 people that's 300 ounces, 18lb 12oz or 8.52 kg.
25kg (that is, half bag of rice) feeds 150 people (if served with moin moin and/ or salad) | 25kg rice can feed 75 people, if served without side dishes and each plate portion is big.
Rice will generally double in volume when cooked compared to its uncooked version. If you are making 60 1/2cup servings of rice you would need 15 cups of uncooked rice. Or if you are going with 3/4 cups per person, you would need 22.5 cups of uncooked rice.
Cooking rice in large quantities requires a large stove, but you can also cook your rice in an oven. Use 24 quarts of water and 12 cups of rice to cook a batch for 200 people on the stovetop. Boil the water, add the rice and cook, covered, on low heat until all the water is absorbed.
How much does 50 pounds of rice feed?
and it is about 10 servings.
If 2 kg of rice can feed 5 people, then of rice can feed 250 people.
I always work on 3oz uncooked per person, that's 85 grams. So 85 x 200 is 17000, so that would be 17 kg of rice for 200 people.
This 20-lb. bag of Rico Medium Grain Rice has 193 servings with each being a quarter of a cup.
Typically, a standard serving of uncooked rice is 1/2 of a cup. One pound of uncooked rice is typically 2 cups. So, there are 4 servings per pound of uncooked rice. With 25 pounds of uncooked rice, that would be enough to feed 100 people (25 pounds of rice * 4 servings per pound = 100 servings total).
- Use an Insulated Food Container. An insulated food container is a great way to keep rice warm throughout a party. ...
- Use a Rice Cooker. ...
- Wrap It in foil. ...
- Use a Thermos. ...
- Place It in a Preheated Oven. ...
- Preheat Your Serving Bowls or Plates. ...
- Use a Heat Lamp. ...
- Put It in a Microwave.
Rice is an excellent addition to home food storage because it's versatile, high caloric value, and long shelf life. Families should store about 300 lbs of grains per person in a one-year supply. Depending on personal preference, about 25 to 60 lbs of rice should be stored per person.
To be sure you have enough rice, prepare 1 ½ cups raw rice for 3 or 4 people and 2 cups raw rice for 4 to 6 people.
One cup of uncooked rice weighs approximately 160–180 grams, according to a quick google search. going with 180 grams, if you eat 3 cups of rice per day (1 cup per meal) you would be ingesting 540 grams per day. This would mean that a 10 lb bag of rice would last 8 days, with 1–2 cups left over.
Assuming an average of 1/2 cup of rice per person (uncooked), that works out to a tad under 30 pounds of rice.
How many cups are in 40 lb of rice?
There will be approximately 4 cups per pound of food. The 16.5 pound bag will have close to 66 cups and the 40 pound bag will have close to 160 cups.
Personally, I would cook around 1/2 cup dry rice per person x 80, so that would equal 40 cups of dry rice. It will be more after cooking. I like to make sure I cook plenty of rice when I have company. I always cook a little more than I need, even when it's just me.
How Many Cups of Rice in a Pound? There are 2 cups of rice in a pound and each cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups of cooked rice (one pound of dry rice will yield 6 cups of cooked rice).
|Estimated Gallons Per Pound||Long Grain White Rice|
Generally speaking, the answer to “how many cups of rice in a pound?” is approximately 2 cups of uncooked rice.
Recommended for use with the OXO POP Container, Big Square Medium (4.4 Qt/4.2 L), sized for 5 lbs of rice.