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Succulent Deep Fried Turkey

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Seasoned with spicy Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper, this deep-fried turkey takes the holiday dinner's starring role to new heights."
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10 h servings 2309
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Pat turkey dry with paper towels; coat completely with no-stick cooking spray. Combine rub ingredients in small bowl; rub over turkey.
  2. Combine spice injection mixture ingredients in small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Let cool to barely warm. Inject the mixture with spice injector into several spots on both sides of the turkey breast and thighs, making sure not to inject too much into any one spot. Cover and chill overnight.
  3. Fry according to fryer manufacturer's directions using peanut oil. Reference package for additional information.


  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 2309 calories; 187.9 3.3 153.9 488 2777 Full nutrition

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This is a great recipe turns out amazing every year. Was on the back of the first box of oil I bought 10 years ago when i first decided to try and deep fry a Turkey. I haven't made Turkey any...

?? Which ingredients are for the rub and which for the injection??