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Deep Fried Turkey Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large turkey thawed
1 jumbo bottle of tabasco
salt & pepper
4 to 5 gallons of peanut oil

Directions:
Directions:
Season turkey with salt & pepper. Place in a large plastic bag and pour entire bottle of tabasco in the bag. seal and roll around to completely spread tabasco on the turkey. Outside in a safe location, heat oil in turkey cooker to 390 and carefully lower turkey into hot oil. Lower the turkey slowly to prevent oil from splashing out and catching fire. With a thermometer monitor temperature of oil to maintain 365. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per pound. Check with a meat thermometer in breast or thigh for 180. Remove turkey from oil and allow to rest for 20 minutes before carving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If using an electric turkey cooker, you will be able to set the thermostat to maintain proper temperature.

 

 

 

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