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How to Deep Fry a Turkey

Learn a fast method to get crispy turkey skin and juicy meat. Crispy skin, juicy meat, and serious flavor—that's what you get when you deep-fry a turkey. Maybe the best part about the deep-frying method for cooking a turkey, it takes just three minutes per pound to cook! In this video, you'll see how to deep-fry a turkey. We'll show you all the tools and equipment you'll need, including a heavy-duty thermometer, a large deep-fried turkey fryer or stock pot, large fry basket, and a heavy-duty portable propane burner. You'll learn which size of turkey is best for deep-frying and which cooking oil works best. You'll see a neat trick for determining how much oil you'll need and at what temperature to cook the turkey. We'll show you when and how to marinade and rub the thawed turkey. You'll also get all the important safety tips that are crucial when you're working with gallons of very hot oil. See our Thanksgiving turkey recipes @ Facebook Twitter @Allrecipesvideo Pinterest
Length: 03:16


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