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Smoke a turkey but not totally then deep fry it

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Melmud Nov 19, 2012 01:28 PM

Anyone every done this? if so let me know I want to try it.
Thanks
Mel

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    travelerjjm Nov 19, 2012 01:43 PM

    I have done it with chickens and Cornish game hens. Works great.

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      RhonelyInsanediego Nov 19, 2012 02:06 PM

      I've done chicken this way as well. It is divine. Just reduce your fry time accordingly. for chicken it only needs about 4-6 minutes in the fryer after smoking. Not sure about the Turkey. I guess it depends on the size of the bird and what temp you take it to in the smoker.

      ETA: I really like to do a dry rub for at least 24 hours prior to smoking, for this technique. Seems to give the skin that extra crispy kick.

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