Paula's Deep Fried Turkey Recipe
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Paula's Deep Fried Turkey
1 (10-pound) turkey
2 tablespoons dry rub
3 to 5 gallons peanut oil
Cooks Note: To measure the amount of oil needed to fry the turkey,
place turkey in fryer, add water to top of turkey, remove the turkey
and the water line will indicate how much oil will be needed to fry
your turkey. Having too much oil can cause a fire. The pot should
not be more than 3/4 full or the oil could overflow when the turkey
Wash bird inside and out, and allow to drain. Coat turkey with dry
rub. Allow the bird to sit until it reaches room temperature.
Heat peanut oil in a turkey fryer or a very, very large stockpot to
350 degrees F. Lower turkey into hot oil, making sure it is fully
submerged. Fry turkey for 3 minutes per pound plus 5 minutes per
bird. Remove turkey from oil and drain on paper towels.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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