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Upland Game Bird Recipes: Turkey: Deep-Fried Wild Turkey
  • 1 Wild turkey whole, dressed
  • 2 1/2 gal Peanut oil
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup Lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp Onion juice
  • 3 Tbsp Garlic juice
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Liquid smoke
  • 1 1/3 oz Cayenne
  • 1/4 cup Salt

Mix all ingredients except turkey, pot and peanut oil to make a marinade. Let stand overnight in refrigerator. Use meat injecting needle to inject all through turkey. Put turkey and marinade in a large plastic bag and keep in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 days. Remove in time to bring to room temp before cooking. Heat oil in a 40-60 quart pot to 325 degrees (Use candy thermometer). Immerse turkey completely and cook for 4 minutes per pound. Place a pie tin with holes in the bottom in the bottom of the deep fryer to prevent sticking.

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