How to Fry a Turkey
Do you want to fry a turkey, but aren't sure how to do it? Check out this post for all the equipment, preparation, and safety tips you need to fry a turkey!
12-14 pounds, thawed with giblets removed
3 to 4-1/2
Turkey fryer kit
Brine your turkey
Remove the turkey from the brine, rinse, and pat dry. Set the turkey aside at room temperature for 30 minutes before cooking.
Pour the oil into a
and heat on high on an outside propane burner.
Bring the oil temperature to 250 degrees F (measure with an
Carefully lower the turkey into the oil.
Continue to heat until the oil reaches 350 degrees F. Then lower the heat to maintain the temperature at 350 degrees F.
After 35 minutes of cooking, check the temperature of the turkey breast, using an
instant-read meat thermometer
When the breast meat temperature reaches 151 degrees F, remove the turkey from the oil and allow to rest for a minimum of 30 minutes. Carry-over cooking will bring the turkey to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
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