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Best Deep-Fried Turkey Rub Recipe

This rub recipe is a must-have when deep frying a wild turkey.

Best Deep-Fried Turkey Rub Recipe
Brine the turkey for an additional 12 hours for the best results. (Photo courtesy of MissHomemade.com)
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Yield: Approximately 4¼ cups
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Italian dressing
  • ½ cup cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ½ cup black pepper
  • 1 cup Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix ¾ of the Italian dressing, cayenne pepper, melted butter, black pepper, Cajun seasoning and garlic powder.
  2. Rub over turkey, using remaining Italian dressing to fill the cavity. Allow turkey to marinate 24 hours. For the best results, brine the turkey for 12 hours before marinating it with the rub.

For more turkey recipes, visit: MissHomemade.com


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