How many minutes per pound do you deep fry a turkey breast?

Generally, a turkey breast should be deep-fried for about 3 minutes per pound, plus an additional 5 minutes overall. See the chart below:

If it’s your first time to deep fry a turkey, satisfy yourself that the inner temperature of the bird is 165° in the breast and 180° in the fat part of the thigh. Learn how to deep fry a turkey at Food52.com.

Deep-fried turkey produces an incredibly flavorful bird but many first-timers make mistakes which can cause serious fires and accidents. U.S. fire departments respond to more than 1,000 fires each year in which a deep-fryer is involved.

See the top 5 deep-fried turkey disaster videos at OregonLive.com.

Updated on Sunday, November 23 2014 at 03:01PM EST
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