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Deep-fried Wild Turkey

1 Wild turkey, whole, dressed
2 1/2 ga Peanut oil
1 c Italian salad dressing
1/2 c Lemon juice, fresh
3 tb Onion juice
3 tb Garlic juice
2 tb Worcestershire sauce
1 tb Liquid smoke
1 1/3 oz Cayenne
1/4 c Salt


Mix all ingredients except turkey, pot and peanut oil to make a marinade. Let stand overnight in refrigerator. Use meat injecting needle to inject all through turkey. Put turkey and marinade in a large plastic bag and keep in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 days. Remove in time to bring to room temp before cooking. Heat oil in a 40-60 quart pot to 325 degrees (Use candy thermometer). Immerse turkey completely and cook for 4 minutes per pound. Place a pie tin with holes in the bottom in the bottom of the deep fryer to prevent sticking.


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