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.