Bought A Big Stainless Steel Pot

Discussion in 'Bon Appetite - NastyZ Style' started by GoldenOne7710, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. perkalator

    perkalator Veteran Member

    Aug 27, 2014
    kennewick wa
    Also make sure the bird is thawed completely. a frozen bird is what causes a super sonic rocket launch of oil as soon as the bird hits the oil.
  2. GoldenOne7710

    GoldenOne7710 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Athens, GA
    Yep. Make sure it's thawed and as dry as you can get. I blot mine dry with premium paper towels that don't leave lint or anything behind. If you want to rub it down with some Cajun seasoning, don't be stingy.

    I injected the very 1st one I fried...when I started this thread...and haven't injected any since. The only downfall I see with injecting is that the meat around the injection site is a bit strong and takes away from the actual turkey flavor. Some might prefer injecting, but I'll just fry my birds with nothing more than a dry rub.

    3 1/2 minute per pound at 350*F seems to work very well. Or you can go 3 min per pound at 375*F.

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