Deep-Fried Turkey Breast Recipe

Deep-Fried Turkey Breast Recipe

How To Make Deep-Fried Turkey Breast Recipe

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 2 pounds of turkey breast
  • 2 cups of buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a bowl, combine buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.

  2. Place the turkey breast in a large resealable bag and pour the buttermilk mixture over it. Seal the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350°F (175°C).

  4. Remove the turkey breast from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels.

  5. Carefully lower the turkey breast into the hot oil and fry for about 10 minutes per pound or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

  6. Remove the turkey breast from the oil and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

  7. Serve the deep-fried turkey breast hot with your favorite sides.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 8g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 146mg
  • Sodium : 675mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 2g
  • Protein : 56g
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