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Deep Fried Turkey Rub

Rated as 4.93 out of 5 Stars

"This is an awesome rub for your deep fried turkey. Can also be used on chickens...just be sure to marinate in the fridge for at least 24 hrs for the best flavor. 2 days is optimal. Enjoy!!"
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5 m servings 11
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 /2 cup)


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  1. In a small bowl, mix together the bay leaves, thyme, oregano, pepper, garlic powder and Creole seasoning. Rub onto a turkey and refrigerate for 24 hours before frying according to your favorite recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 11 calories; 0.2 2.1 0.4 0 356 Full nutrition

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I made this rub at the last minute on Thanksgiving day. The only change was to add a Tablespoon of salt. I rubbed it under the skin, in the cavity and all over the outside and the bird turned ...

This recipe was phenomenal! I have never fried a turkey and was very hesitant. I got a great deal on the fryer equipment on Craigslist so I had to try it. I rubbed the spices inside and out, an...

Made this last nite didn't change a thing and it was great!! Everyone wanted the recipe. Can't wait to try on chickens in my ronco. Just be sure to let it sit for 24hrs before frying, cooking. ...

This was our first attempt at frying a turkey. We used this recipe for the Turkey Rub and also injected it with a jar of Creole Butter for the marinade. We had no leftovers.

I love this stuff. I add a little more garlic, and a pinch of salt. Wonderful on Cornish hens. Thanks!

EXCELLENT! We not only did the rub (and not 24 hous in advance) but we enjected the turkey with a garlic marinade before deep frying it. Every said it was the best turkey they had ever had!

This is the first time I tried deep fried turkey! I thought we messed up and turned 'tweety' into a chunk of charcoal! I made this rub and added rosemary into the mix. My food processor was a gr...

What a great rub! Like other stated, the taste mellows a ton after deep frying. I worried it would be too spicy but it was great.

This will be my fourth Thanksgiving using this rub and it is YUMMY! People all look forward to the deep fried turkey and this year, we will use this also for some chickens to fry up for later.