The Big Easy® Fried Turkey
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The Big Easy® Fried Turkey

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Every year on a particular Thursday in late November, thousands – if not millions – of turkeys dry out in ovens all over the United States. They look golden brown and delicious, but so often need a heavy dose of gravy. Cue The Big Easy® Oil-Less Turkey Fryer. With TRU-Infrared™ technology, this fryer delivers juicy results inside and crispy outside...

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Ingredients

For the Turkey
1
13-pound turkey
 
coarse salt
 
favorite rub, sans sugar
 
vegetable oil

Directions

Prep: 10 Minutes, Cook: 2 Hours & 10 Minutes
1

Make sure that the turkey is completely thawed.

Hot Tip: 2-3 days in the refrigerator will typically thaw the turkey completely, depending on size.
2

Lightly apply vegetable oil to outside of turkey. Then apply coarse salt and your favorite rub.

3

Place the turkey in the basket, breast-side up. Turn on The Big Easy fryer and place the  basket into the fryer.

4

After 30-40 minutes, place The Big Easy lid on the fryer.

5

Once the breast reaches 160-165°F, which should take roughly 2 hours and 10 minutes for a bird this size, remove from the heat.

Hot Tip: Measure the temperature in the thickest part of the breast.
6

Rest for 15-20 minutes allowing the juices to redistribute throughout the turkey. Slice and serve.

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  • Richie359 | Nov 22, 2017

    i did a 14 pound turkey i injected 24 hours before with Italian salad and soy sauce it came out wonderful

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  • Roy | Dec 23, 2018

    after my turkey unthaw I season and inject it and put it in the refrigerator and let it rest a couple of days before cook it in the big easy, delicious!!!

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