• 65minutes
  • 976calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsLipids, Cellulose
VitaminsA, D
MineralsPhosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 12 -16 lbs turkey , washed dried inside and out

  2. 1/4 cup cajun seasoning , try my cajun spice mix recipe

  3. 4 tablespoons butter

  4. 4 tablespoons olive oil

  5. 2 garlic cloves

  6. 2 fresh sage leaves , chopped

  7. 1 sprig fresh rosemary , chopped

  8. 2 sprigs fresh thyme , chopped

  9. pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Take whole turkey place in deep fryer fill with water remove turkey.

  2. Mark the water line with a marker.

  3. Spill out water and dry careful not to remove marked line.

  4. Fill with canola oil.

  5. Heat oil to 350 degrees.

  6. In a small pot melt butter and oil and fresh herbs and crushed garlic let simmer 15 minutes.

  7. Strained and set aside.

  8. Save garlic and herbs.

  9. Tie legs and wings with cotton string to keep them in place next to the body.

  10. Place the chopped strained garlic and herbs under the skin of the turkey.

  11. Inject the herbed butter-oil mixture into the breast and legs.

  12. Rub the cajun mixture inside and outside of the turkey.

  13. Place the turkey breast side up in lowering slowly into oil.

  14. CAUTION Of splattering oil.

  15. Fry turkey 3 1/2 minute per pound.

  16. Use a meat thermometer in the thigh and when it reads 180 degrees its done.

  17. Remove from hot oil and drain on paper towels.

  18. Lets rest for 15 to 20 minutes.

  19. Carve and serve.

  20. I`m really sorry that I didn`t get a picture of the turkey before I carved it.

  21. So the carved picture is what you get for now.

  22. I`m making this for the Fourth of July so I hope to get the picture of the whole turkey then.


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