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Recipe: Deep Fried Turkey

Argin Hutchins' fried turkey
Lee Hill, NPR /


Marinade for flavor injection*:

3/4 cup honey

1/4 cup Liquid Smoke

3 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon ground allspice

1/2 cup Creole seasoning

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1 pinch ground cloves

1 (12-ounce) bottle of dark beer

1/4 cup apple juice

1/3 cup of white wine vinegar

4 tablespoon hot sauce

Dry rub for turkey's exterior:

1 1/2 cup salt

1 tablespoon cayenne

1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

For frying:

5 gallons of peanut oil


Deep fry three minutes per each pound of turkey.

*Marinate for 24 hours before frying

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