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Emeril's Fried Turkey

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“This is a great fried turkey recipe, but you need to have the equipment to make it. Equipment needed is an outdoor deep fryer, marinade injector, and a meat thermometer.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinade Instructions:
  2. Combine the Worcestershire, crab& shrimp boil, apple cider, honey, beer, 1 tbs salt, allspice, Emeril's essence, 1/4 tsp cayenne and ground cloves in a blender and puree on high for 4-6 minutes.
  3. Using a marinade injector, inject the breast, wings, thighs, legs and back with the marinade.
  4. Rub Instructions:
  5. Combine the remaining salt, cayenne and pepper.
  6. Rub the turkey with the mixture.
  7. Place the turkey in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  8. Frying Instructions:
  9. Heat the peanut oil to 350 degrees F.
  10. Place turkey in peanut oil and cook the turkey for 3-5 minutes per pound.
  11. Remove the turkey from the oil when the internal temperature reaches 170- 180 degrees F.
  12. Place on paper towel to drain.
  13. Let the turkey rest for 15-20 minutes prior to carving.

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