Fried Turkey Rub With Cajun Injection

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Zetty66

This recipe came from a Southern gal who obviously knows her food. She wrote on the recipe "the basis for a good fried turkey is the rub." I must say I agree with her on this one, this is the only way we cook our turkey now. The rub and injection are a great combination--I guarantee a moist, flavorful bird. Cooking times are estimated based on the size of your bird.

Top Review by Thurman Clark

Just fried two turkeys for Thanksgiving and it was a great success! Instead of beer, I used 2 cups of chicken stock & 1 cup of apple juice. (double recipe). Also reduced the amount of salt. Will use this again soon!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all rub ingredients together and apply ample quantities to the outside of the turkey. Let meat marinade for 8-24 hours.
  2. Combine injection recipe ingredients including 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the rub; boil and reduce to 1 cup. Cool and strain mixture then inject into all areas of the turkey.
  3. Fry turkey according to weight of bird and fryer instructions. DO NOT attempt this indoors or too close to a builidng.

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