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Jan 19, 2010

DEEP FRIED TURKEY

Ingredients


1 (8 to 14 lb.) turkey, completely thawed

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

RUB

1 tbsp. salt

1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp. black pepper

SPICE INJECTION MIXTURE

1/2 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup butter

1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 tbsp. onion powder

1 tbsp. garlic powder

1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning

Several dashes hot pepper sauce

2 tsps. salt

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

3 gals. Crisco® Peanut Frying Oil Blend

Directions

PAT turkey dry with paper towels; coat completely with no-stick cooking spray.



COMBINE rub ingredients in small bowl; rub over turkey.



COMBINE spice injection mixture ingredients in small saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Let cool to barely warm. With a spice injector, inject the mixture 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 refrigerate overnight. Fry according to fryer manufacturer's directions using peanut oil frying blend.