How many people will a rack of baby back ribs feed?
Similarly, how many racks of ribs do I need for 20 people?
Since you are serving Rib and Brisket, when it comes to ribs people will typically eat 3-4 per person. 4 ribs per X 20 people = 80 ribs / 12 ribs per rack = 6.7 go with 7 Racks of Baby Backs.
Also, how many ribs should I make per person? `The rule of thumb when buying ribs is to allow a minimum of a pound per person. Spare ribs come from the belly side of the hog, have the least amount of meat and are the least tender. Back ribs are from the blade and center section of the loin they are meatier and easier to handle. Allow one pound per person.
One may also ask, how many racks of ribs do I need for 15 people?
3-4 ribs per person. The Costco ribs are very meaty, but don't want to make less than we will need. They come 3 racks per package.
How many ribs rack for 40 people?
If there are plenty of sides figure 1/4 rack per person, if it's going to be ribs and a lite side figure 1/2 a rack per person. This is the reason most people serve baked potatoes with ribs. How much sauce does on need to feed a crowd? Figure about 2 Tlbs per serving.