Metric Conversion Chart for Cooking

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US measurements to metric conversion charts useful when making recipes. Contains fluid measurements, weights and oven temperatures.

Metric Volume Conversions

US Volume MeasureMetric Equivalent
1/8 teaspoon 0.5 milliliters
1/4 teaspoon 1 milliliter
1/2 teaspoon 2.5 milliliters
3/4 teaspoon 4 milliliters
1 teaspoon 5 milliliters
1 1/4 teaspoons 6 milliliters
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5 milliliters
1 3/4 teaspoons 8.5 milliliters
2 teaspoons 10 milliliters
1/2 tablespoon 7.5 milliliters
1 tablespoon (3 teaspoons, 1/2 fluid ounce) 15 milliliters
2 tablespoons (1 fluid ounce) 30 milliliters
1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) 60 milliliters
1/3 cup 90 milliliters
1/2 cup (4 fluid ounces) 125 milliliters
2/3 cup 160 milliliters
3/4 cup (6 fluid ounces) 180 milliliters
1 cup (16 tablespoons, 8 fluid ounces) 250 milliliters
1 1/4 cups 300 milliliters
1 1/2 cups (12 fluid ounces) 360 milliliters
1 2/3 cups 400 milliliters
2 cups (1 pint) 500 Milliliters
3 cups 700 Milliliters
4 cups (1 quart) 950 milliliters
1 quart plus 1/4 cup 1 liter
4 quarts (1 gallon) 3.8 liters

Metric Weight Conversions

US Weight MeasureMetric Equivelent
1/2 ounce 7 grams
1/2 ounce 15 grams
3/4 ounce 21 grams
1 ounce 28 grams
1 1/4 ounces 35 grams
1 1/2 ounces 42.5 grams
1 2/3 ounces 45 grams
2 ounces 57 grams
3 ounces 85 grams
4 ounces (1/4 pound) 113 grams
5 ounces 142 grams
6 ounces 170 grams
7 ounces 198 grams
8 ounces (1/2 pound) 227 grams
12 ounces (3/4 pound) 340 Grams
16 ounces (1 pound) 454 grams
32.5 ounces (2.2 pounds) 1 kilogram

Oven Temperature Conversions

Degrees FahrenheitDegrees CelsiusOld School
200° F 100° C Very cool oven
250° F 120° C Very cool oven
275° F 140° C Cool oven
300° F 150° C Cool oven
325° F 160° C Very moderate oven
350° F 180° C Moderate oven
375° F 190° C Moderate oven
400° F 200° C Moderately hot oven
425° F 220° C Hot oven
450° F 230° C Hot oven
475° F 246° C Very hot oven

 

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This is the best dish ever! I added a few (about 10 slices) of jalepeno peppers to the chicken/butter/cajun seasoning mixture to give it a little kick, I ate the whole batch myself over a weekend, can't wait to make it for sharing :)

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