Deep-Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Cook 40 mins


  • 10 pounds turkey
  • 2 tablespoons turkey rub (such as McCormick)
  • 8 gallons peanut oil

Make It

1. Prep a turkey. Dry well. Coat turkey all over with turkey rub. Allow to sit at room temperature for about 45 minutes. Place turkey in fry basket.

2. Heat peanut oil in a turkey fryer or a very large stockpot to 350 degrees . Carefully lower fry basket into oil, making sure turkey is fully submerged. Fry for 40 minutes or 4 minutes per pound.

3. Remove turkey from oil; let rest for 10 minutes on paper towels.