If you’ve never tried deep fried turkey before them we’re very sorry indeed to tell you that you’ve been missing out! If we’re being honest, turkey is delicious any way you prepare it, but there’s just something so deep and flavourful about the crunch of deep fried turkey that really hits the spot. Different people make it in all different ways, though, so we’ve been keeping our eyes peeled lately for new things to try!
Just in case you also love the idea of learning new ways to make deep fried turkey, or even just learning how to make it in the first place, here are 15 of the very best ideas, flavour combinations, and recipes that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance.
1. Classic deep fried turkey
Just in case you’re a beginner in this particular part of the cooking world, here’s a fantastic tutorial from Food Network that will take you right back to the basics of it! We adore the way this recipe shows you precisely how classic deep fried turkey is made step by step, breaking it down so that the process feels a lot easier than it might seem at first glance.
2. Garlic and herb deep fried turkey
Even though you adore the simple taste of the classic recipe, are you also the kind of person who is always open to putting a subtle twist on your favourite things if it means getting a little extra flavour? Well, if you’ve ever been a garlic lover, then we really think you’ll get a kick out of the way Kirbie Cravings made this garlic and herb deep fried turkey instead!
3. Buttered and salted deep fried turkey
If you’re already planning on deep frying your entire turkey, then we’d be willing to bed that tonight is probably not a night during which you’re concerning yourself with things like calorie counts! If you’d like to make it taste a little extra golden and delicious, then, we think you simply must take a look at the way The Wooden Skillet buttered and salted theirs as well.
4. Oil-less deep fried turkey
Have you always been a huge fan of the taste of deep fried turkey but you’re just not sure that you want to be working with all that oil when it comes to the actual preparation of it? In that case, we have a strong feeling you’re going to get a kick out of the way Steamy Kitchen found an alternative method! We’re kind of obsessed with their recipe that shows you precisely how to deep fry a turkey in a way that’s completely oil-less.