Emeril's Fried Turkey

Recipe by The Bruce
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Marinade Instructions:
  • Combine the Worcestershire, crab& shrimp boil, apple cider, honey, beer, 1 tbs salt, allspice, Emeril's essence, 1/4 tsp cayenne and ground cloves in a blender and puree on high for 4-6 minutes.
  • Using a marinade injector, inject the breast, wings, thighs, legs and back with the marinade.
  • Rub Instructions:
  • Combine the remaining salt, cayenne and pepper.
  • Rub the turkey with the mixture.
  • Place the turkey in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  • Frying Instructions:
  • Heat the peanut oil to 350 degrees F.
  • Place turkey in peanut oil and cook the turkey for 3-5 minutes per pound.
  • Remove the turkey from the oil when the internal temperature reaches 170- 180 degrees F.
  • Place on paper towel to drain.
  • Let the turkey rest for 15-20 minutes prior to carving.