I have a 20lb turkey that I want to fry in a 32oz fryer. Am looking for best rubs (if necessary) and cooking time/temperature.

  • Posted by: KLBMDR
  • November 25, 2015


inpatskitchen November 25, 2015
Be careful with that 20lb turkey. Most fryers call for no more than 15 or 16 pounds. We do ours at 360F for 3.5 minutes per pound. Make sure you have a lot of space around you in case of oil overflow. We also sprinkle ours with Cajun seasoned salt inside and out.
Amanda S. November 25, 2015
You don't need a rub! Here's how to fry it (https://food52.com/blog/8354-how-to-deep-fry-a-turkey); you'll immerse the turkey in 350° F degree oil for 3 1/2 minutes per pound.
KLBMDR November 25, 2015
Great, thanks Amanda! I know 20lbs is a bit larger than recommended, so just wondered if any adjustments needed to be made to avoid burning. Happy Thanksgiving!
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