Deep-Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

  • Ingredients 8 Count
  • Nutrition . . . Calories
  • Total Time 4 Hours

8 servings


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  • 12 lbs turkey (fresh, preferably fresh; if previously frozen, it must be completely thawed)
  • sea salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (softened, optional)
  • 2 tbsps ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 31/2 gallons peanut oil (the amount of oil depends on the size of your fryer; better to err on the side of buying too much since you can always return any unused, unopened containers)
  • 1 sprig herbs (fresh, sage, thyme, or bay for garnish, optional)
  • dried fig (for garnish, optional)


BPrep Time1 hr

BTotal Time3 hr 30 min

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