Deep-Fried Turkey with Herbs
Deep-Fried Turkey with Herbs
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
Print Save
  • servings:
  • Summary

    Deep-frying a turkey is easier than you might think, plus it frees up oven space for the rest of your Thanksgiving feast, and takes less than 2 hours from start to finish. For a complete guide to the process, see our step-by-step slideshow, How to Deep-Fry a Turkey.

    Ingredients

    • 1 (12- to 14- pound) turkey, neck and giblets removed
    • 4 to 5 gallons peanut or canola oil
    • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried thyme
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried rosemary
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground paprika
    • Equipment: Turkey frying kit (30-quart or larger aluminum pot; propane burner with a hose that connects to a propane tank and a gauge for regulating the flame; poultry rack with a hook for lowering and raising the turkey in the pot; 12-inch deep-fry thermometer that clips to the side of the pot to monitor the oil temperature); a full propane gas tank; a waterproof marker; an apron; long heavy-duty oven mitts; an instant-read thermometer; fire extinguisher—just in case

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

    Video

    Tags

    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 158493 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17923 g 27573.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 1319 g 6594.75%
    • Trans Fat: 64 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 17295 mg 720.61%
    • Calcium: 165 mg 16.45%
    • Potassium: 431 mg 12.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 49.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 16 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 33.24%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1626 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3406 g
    • Vitamin A 108.36%
    • Vitamin C 5.03%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3585
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

    OTHER RECIPES YOU MAY LIKE