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SEGMENT: How to properly and safely deep-fry a turkey

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Frying a turkey can be difficult and dangerous, but we have some things you can do to make sure you do not have a Turkey Day disaster.

John Mclemore, President of CEO and Masterbuilt shows us how to properly fry our turkey.

  • Thaw turkey in sink, getting rid of cold pockets and ice crystals; Dry off completely
  • Heat your turkey fryer to 375 degrees and fill with 3 gallons of oil
  • Inject turkey with 16 oz. of marinade seasoning (1oz per pound in the entire turkey)
  • Wear gloves when slowly lowering the turkey into the fryer.
  • Cook 4 minutes per pound.

It is best to do your cooking outside away from your home in an uncovered area.

Click here to watch a step-by-step instructional video on how to fry a turkey.

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