Deep Fried Turkey Recipe

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Steve Pearson Modified: March 23, 2022
Deep Fried Turkey Recipe

How To Make Deep Fried Turkey

Sink your teeth into this deliciously tender and juicy deep fried turkey, cooked until golden brown for the heartiest Thanksgiving meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 14lbsthawed turkey,with giblets removed, room temperature
  • 4galpeanut oil

Instructions

  1. Place the 30-quart turkey frying pot over a propane burner outside. Place the turkey onto the hook.

  2. Lower the turkey into the pot, then add water until the turkey is just covered. This should be at least 4-inch below the top of the pot.

  3. Measure the water to know the amount of oil needed. Dry the metal pot well and allow the turkey to dry.

  4. Add the measured amount of oil to the pot. Heat the oil to 250 degrees F before lowering the turkey back into the pot.

  5. Bring the oil temperature to 350 degrees F. Fry for 30 to 40 minutes. The internal temperature needs to reach 155 degrees F before removing.

  6. Let the turkey rest, covered, for 30 minutes before carving.

  7. Serve with gravy, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 9377.51kcal
  • Fat: 1013.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 173.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 464.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 322.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.59g
  • Sugar: 0.32g
  • Protein: 98.16g
  • Cholesterol: 326.59mg
  • Sodium: 508.02mg
  • Calcium: 49.90mg
  • Potassium: 1016.05mg
  • Iron: 4.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.11µg
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