Honey Pecan Deep Fried TurkeyFrom midgelet 5 years ago
How to make it
- Note: Cook time for pecans and glaze not for turkey frying .
- The prep time does not include the 10-minute cool and drain time after turkey is cooked.
- Heat two gallons of peanut or other cooking oil in the Butterball Electric Turkey Fryer.
- Place turkey in basket of turkey fryer and slowly lower into the oil.
- Close lid and set timer for 44 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Place crushed pecans and whole pecans on a cookie sheet, keeping the crushed pecans separate from the whole nuts.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Remove from oven to cool.
- Place crushed pecans in a medium bowl.
- In a saucepan set over medium heat, combine honey and margarine, stirring and heating until smooth.
- Pour the mixture over the crushed pecans and let cool while turkey continues to cook.
- Once turkey is cooked – the USDA advises a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees – use the handles to lift the basket holding the turkey and secure it on the side of the fryer to drain oil.
- Let cool and drain for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Remove turkey from fryer basket and place on large serving platter.
- Spoon the honey pecan glaze over the turkey, covering the breasts, legs, thighs, wings and placing some in the cavity.
- Place the whole pecans on the turkey, positioning them for presentation.
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