Oil-Less Fried Turkey

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SJ Stewart

By
@FLASTEW

The turkey pictured as my profile image is the unfried turkey. I cooked it in my oil less fryer. It turned out wonderful.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

The "unfried" turkey cooked in an oil-less fryer comes out tender and juicy on the inside with a deliciously crisp skin. We recommend injecting the turkey to really get flavor into the meat. The cooking process seals in all the flavor and moisture. The outcome is very close to a fried turkey without actually frying the turkey. Using the oil-less fryer outside frees up the kitchen oven for side dishes. We opted to inject the meat with a store-bought Creole butter and rub the turkey with olive oil and a little Creole seasoning. But customize your holiday turkey with flavors your family loves. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 with leftovers for sandwiches
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 10/14 lb
    turkey
  • 1-4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    your favorite rub recipe
  • ·
    your favorite injectable poultry marinade
  • ·
    oil less deep fryer found at Lowe's or Home Depot

How to Make Oil-Less Fried Turkey

Step-by-Step

  1. Completely wash the turkey inside and out. Remove giblet bag and neck bone of course. Do not discard. Use for your dressing and or gravy.
  2. Pat dry.
  3. Rub the olive oil on inside and outside of the bird. Coat the bird with your favorite rub recipe or just salt and pepper. You can also brine the bird with your favorite brine. But still pat dry and rub with olive oil liberally.
  4. Inject your favorite poultry marinade.
  5. After injecting refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (overnight is best).
  6. No preheating is needed for the oil less deep fryer. Follow instructions. Purchase a remote thermometer follow instructions place bird in the basket provided lower into the cooking unit turn it on and wait for your thermometer to beep or buzz.
  7. Cover fryer for 15 to 20 mins with lid provided to perfectly brown and crisp the skin.
  8. Remove, rest bird for 15 to 30 minutes.
  9. Carve and enjoy with your next holiday feast.

Printable Recipe Card

About Oil-Less Fried Turkey

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southern



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