Deep-fried turkey

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 each Fresh turkey, whole, dressed
2½ gallon Peanut oil
1 cup Italian salad dressing
½ cup Lemon juice, fresh
3 tablespoons Onion juice
3 tablespoons Garlic juice
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Liquid smoke
1⅓ ounce Cayenne
¼ 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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