Deep Fried Turkey Results and Pic's - BBQ Central

Go Back   BBQ Central > General > General Barbecue
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-12-2006, 04:29 PM   #1
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
Deep Fried Turkey Results and Pic's

Here are the pic's from the turkey I deep fried today. Sorry about putting them in the General BBQ Section, didn't know where else to put them.

It turned out really good, enjoy the pics, if you have any questions, just shoot.


Bird ready to go in fryer, injected and Head Country Rub applied.


Fryer set up on Weber Kettle waiting for temp to come up, took 50 minutes to get to correct temp.


Just after lowering bird into the peanut oil.



Lid on temps recovering. Never recovered totally stayed around 300 on therm.


48 minutes later, it's done. 163-171 in breast; 179-183 in thigh.





DINNER!!!!!!!!
__________________

__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 04:35 PM   #2
Moderator
 
Griff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Posts: 5,564
Re: Dee Fried Turkey Results and Pic's

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruce B
Here are the pic's from the turkey I deep fried today. Sorry about putting them in the General BBQ Section, didn't know where else to put them.
Maybe the "Deep Fried" section?

Nonetheless looks good. I've only had deep fried turkeys 3 or 4 times and the legs, my favorite piece, were always way over done. How'd the dark meat on yours turn out?

Griff
__________________

__________________
Griff
Friends don't let friends eat farmed fish.

"People sleep peacefully in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would do them harm."
George Orwell
Griff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 04:47 PM   #3
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Bruce the bird looked fanfreakingtastic! I have a question though, was it electric?? I see you had it on a kettle but it looked lit it was electric, but I didn't see any cord. Whatever it was, it looked great and I'm sure tasted even better!!! Great job!!!! Now send me a piece!!!
__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 04:58 PM   #4
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
Larry,

If you look at picture #2, at 12 o'clock that black thing is the heating element , therm and timer. the cord is behind it plugged into the wall outlet behind the kettle.
__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:00 PM   #5
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
Griff,

Dark meat turned out fine, it was right on temp when I pulled it, anywhere from 179 to 183. It was very tender and moist.
__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:02 PM   #6
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruce B
Larry,

If you look at picture #2, at 12 o'clock that black thing is the heating element , therm and timer. the cord is behind it plugged into the wall outlet behind the kettle.
Bruce,
Thanks! I saw the element, but no cord and that is what threw me off. How did you like the electric cooker? Any problems or suggestions you care to share? From what I can see it did as good of a job as a gas fryer would have done.
__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:08 PM   #7
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
I was a little, well not a little, quite a bit, disappointed in the skin texture.

It did not come out as crispy as the one's I have had on a propane fryer. I think probably because the temp of the oil never really recovered to it's original temperature prior to putting the bird in.

The highest you can set the unit is at 400, the light goes off, you put your bird in. The temp immediately drops to around 225 or so and today it recovered only to just under 300.

Don't know if the skin is a result of that or not. Now I did not verify the thermometer prior to using it and there is no digital readout on the unit.
__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:12 PM   #8
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Well it sure looked good!!!
__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:18 PM   #9
Pope O'Que
 
SteerCrazy's Avatar


 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 2,089
Looks like we're havin thanksgivin a couple weeks early....looks awesome Bruce.....I'll be sure to post my birds when the day arrives!!
SteerCrazy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2006, 05:21 PM   #10
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Quote:
Originally Posted by Man's Best Friend BBQ
Looks like we're havin thanksgivin a couple weeks early....looks awesome Bruce.....I'll be sure to post my birds when the day arrives!!
"the day"? I never understood that? I'm as guilty as the rest, but why in the hell don't people cook turkeys more than just on Thanksgiving or Christmas??
__________________

__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.