Deep-Fried Wild Turkey

Deep-fried Wild Turkey

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Ingredients

  • 1
    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
    cayenne
  • 1/4 c
    salt

How to Make Deep-Fried Wild Turkey

Step-by-Step

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



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