Fried turkey is delicious, the crispy skin and juicy meat is totally worth the tricky process. We made a list of 5 tips of what not to do when deep frying a turkey with the help of PBS. Every year, we hear about someone who burned down their house or injured themselves from deep frying Thanksgiving dinner. There’s even a demonstration video on YouTube of all that could go wrong. These injuries and damages could be avoided if you properly prep and research how to deep fry a turkey. I watch my dad do it every year and it is a delicate process. It almost plays out like an action movie watching him lower the 16lb bird into the hot oil.
Before you set up your turkey fryer, check out our tips on what not to do when deep frying a turkey and what you SHOULD do instead.