Want to take your Thanksgiving to the next level? It might be time to try deep frying your turkey. After you get back from a fun and warm Turkey Trot in the morning, you can get down to business and start on a new turkey tradition.
Deep fried turkeys provide a great alternative to a traditional roasted turkey. They’re jam packed with flavor, the skin is crispy and the meat is as juicy as it gets. In other words, they’re amazing!
WARNING: EPIC FAILS DO HAPPEN
Frying a turkey is really fun but can also be really dangerous. That’s why safety comes first. Don’t believe us? Do a quick internet search for videos of turkey frying disasters. There’s plenty to choose from. Just proceed with caution and follow these expert tips. If you do, everything should go just fine.
KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SIZE
No one wants to foul up their fowl. That’s why another thing to keep an eye on is the size of your turkey. Birds around 8 to 10 pounds are the best for frying and you can safely go to a maximum size of 12 to 14 pounds. Anything larger, you’ll need to fry your turkey in sections.
DEEP FRIED TURKEY WITH BUTTER & SALT
If you want to have a go at frying a bird, but don’t want things to be too complicated (i.e. mess with any rubs, marinades or brines), then this recipe for Deep Fried Turkey with Butter and Salt is perfect for the job. After all, sometimes keeping things simple can have the tastiest results.
DEEP FRIED SRIRACHA TURKEY
If you love Sriracha or just want to spice things up, then this recipe for Deep Fried Sriracha Turkey is a winner. You’ll literally inject some serious flavor into your family’s meal.
BROWN SUGAR BRINED FRIED TURKEY
Some folks are wine geeks and when it comes to turkey, some folks are brine geeks. Well, get ready to geek out with this recipe for Brown Sugar Brined Fried Turkey. It’s a sweet way to add some extra flavor to your turkey and your guests will be gobbling it up.
SPICED FRIED TURKEY NUGGETS
Maybe you’re still a little hesitant to fry an entire bird this Thanksgiving. Well, no problem. If that’s the case, this amazing recipe for Spice Fried Turkey Nuggets might be up your alley.
If you’re clumsy in the kitchen but still love some delicious fried foods, try our mouth-watering Monte Cristo or hearty Country Fried Steak. Stop by and see us at your local Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen.