Fried Wild Turkey
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- breast of turkey, wild but, domestic will do
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- 2 1/2 c
- whole fat buttermilk or more, fresh is best
- 2 c
- vegetable oil
1Bone the breast of the turkey.
2Slice the breast in 1/4-inch slices or thicker, if desired.
3Soak turkey breast in buttermilk for 2 to 3 minutes.
4While turkey is soaking, heat the vegetable oil in a large cast iron skillet, 325 degrees.
5Mix the flour, salt, and pepper together, in a shallow baking dish.
6Roll the turkey slices in flour, a few at a time, and fry until golden brown, do not crowd the pieces. Do not overcook.
7Drain on a paper towel or paper grocery bag on a baking sheet. Keep warm in a 200 degree oven until all the turkey slices are fried.
In a small cast iron skillet on high heat, combine 3 tablespoons melted butter and 3 tablespoons flour.
9Stir until smooth and bubbly, cook for about a minute. Stirring constantly.
10Stir in the buttermilk from the marinating of the turkey slices, bring to a boil and simmer, stirring constantly until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.