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Deep-fried Wild Turkey


1 Wild turkey, whole, dressed
2 1/2 gallons Peanut oil
1 cup Italian salad dressing
1/2 cup Lemon juice, fresh
3 tbsp Onion juice
3 tbsp Garlic juice
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp Liquid smoke
1 1/3 oz Cayenne
1/4 cup Salt

Mix all ingredients except turkey to make a marinade - no do not mix in the peanut oil!!. 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 day. 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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