# Question: What is the average weight of a boneless chicken breast?

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## What does 2 boneless chicken breasts weigh?

Depending on the size of your chicken breast, but generally you could say two chicken breast are going to be around one pound. Two 8 oz chicken breast would be equal to one pound in weight. Eight ounce chicken breast is fairly large.

## How much weight does chicken breast lose cooked?

In general, meat, poultry and fish will shrink about 25 percent when cooked. Sixteen ounces (1 pound) of raw boneless, skinless chicken breast will therefore yield about 12 ounces of cooked chicken.

## How many cups is two chicken breasts?

It varies per cup size, of course, but this is based on the standard cup size. For a bone-in breast chicken that is cooked and cubed a pound into 2 medium-sized cuts, this should yield a 1 ½ cups.

## How much does a boneless skinless chicken thigh weigh?

Chicken thighs can range in size, but for typical grocery store brands, figure that four bone-in, skin-on thighs will weigh about 1 ½ pounds. But each of those thighs will yield about 2 ½ to 3 ounces of meat (the rest of the weight is skin and bone). I generally figure on two thighs per person.

## How much chicken do I need for 2 cups shredded?

3/4 pound of boneless skinless chicken breasts should yield about 2 cups of chopped cooked chicken.

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