Sunday, October 17, 2010

Fried Turkey



Fall is here.  The leaves are coming down.  I've shut all my storm windows.  And I've been thinking I want to fry a turkey for Thanksgiving.  I've never done it; actually I've never even tried fried turkey.  But it sounds like a genius idea.  I just need to get my hands on one of those big propane burners, and a huge pot.  I know they sell the stuff as a "turkey fryer" but I'm pretty sure I can go to an army surplus store and get the same thing for a lot cheaper.  Has anyone ever tried this?  How did it go?  What kind of oil should i use?  What about crisco?  I love frying stuff in crisco.

23 comments:

  1. wait... that thing is uncooked right now... right?

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  2. Haha, let me know how this turns out

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  3. Something looks wrong with that turkey. 0.o

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  4. I've never fried a turkey, but I have to say if fried turkey looks like that, I don't think I'll start...

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  5. probably about as good as fried chicken, which is deliscious

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  6. That's as bad as fried Mars bar they have in scotland!

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  7. i hear this can go horribly wrong.

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  8. Best turkey I ever had was deep fried in a pressure cooker. Sneaking into KFC to use it was fun too.

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  9. Wow, so juicy looking. Thanks for making me 2x as hungry.

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  10. mmmm turkey sounds good right about now

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  11. that turkey looks sickly.. that skin.. poor thing

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  12. *Drool* That turkey looks delicious !

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