Recipes / Cajun Fried Turkey
Your next Cajun holiday feast is going to be smooth sailing with our classic recipe for fried turkey. Our handy Injectable Marinade and blend of Cajun spices bring all the flavor. Happy holidays, cher!
- 1 whole turkey, thawed
- Louisiana Fish Fry Injectable Marinade
- Louisiana Fish Fry Cajun Seasoning
- 3-4 gallons of peanut oil for frying
Remove giblets and rinse turkey in warm water. Drain turkey well on paper towels. Inject turkey with Marinade according to directions on jar. Sprinkle the inside and outside of the turkey generously with Cajun Seasoning. Heat oil in fryer to 325° F. Fry turkey for 3 1/2 minutes per pound. Carefully remove turkey from pot and drain well. If you substitute a whole chicken instead of turkey, fry the chicken at 7 minutes per pound.