Wild Turkey (Deep Fried)

Category : Poultry

Author : nobody

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Date : 09/04/2002


1 wild turkey - whole and dressed
2 1/2 gal. peanut oil
1 c italian salad dressing
1/2 c lemon juice - fresh
3 tbs. onion juice
3 tbs. garlic juice
2 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce
1 tbs. liquid smoke
1 1/3 oz cayenne
1/4 c salt


Mix all ingredients except turkey, pot and peanut oil to make a marinade. Let stand overnight in refrigerator. Use meat injecting needle to inject all through turkey. Put turkey and marinade in a large plastic bag and keep in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 days.

Remove in time to bring to room temp before cooking. Heat oil in a 40-60 quart pot to 325°F (Use candy thermometer). Immerse turkey completely and cook for 4 minutes per pound. Place a pie tin with holes in the bottom in the bottom of the deep fryer to prevent sticking.

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