Deep-Fried Wild Turkey

Deep-fried Wild Turkey Recipe

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wild turkey, whole, dressed
2.5 gal
peanut oil
1 c
italian salad dressing
1/2 c
fresh lemon juice
3 Tbsp
onion juice
3 Tbsp
garlic juice
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
liquid smoke flavoring
1 oz
1/4 c

How to Make Deep-Fried Wild Turkey


  • 1Mix all ingredients except turkey and peanut oil to make a marinade.
  • 2Let stand overnight in refrigerator.
  • 3Use meat injecting needle to inject all through turkey.
  • 4Put turkey and marinade in a large plastic bag and keep in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 days.
  • 5Remove in time to bring to room temp before cooking.
  • 6Heat oil in a 40-60 quart pot to 325 degrees (Use candy thermometer).
  • 7Immerse turkey completely and cook for 4 minutes per pound.
  • 8Place a pie tin with holes in the bottom in the bottom of the deep fryer to prevent sticking.

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About Deep-Fried Wild Turkey

Course/Dish: Turkey
Other Tag: Quick & Easy