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  1. #1
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    Default Whole Cajun Fried Clucker

    I thought about fryin' a turkey for Thanksgiving, but found it hard to justify the price of the oil for something I don't use that much. Besides, I'd never smoked one before so I decided to do that.

    While still craving fried bird, a friend hooked me up with some half priced peanut oil that was damaged but not leaking. Bingo!

    So I picked up a whole fryer and injected it with Creole butter marinade and coated with Cajun Shake. Let 'er sit in the fridge for several hours. The rest is in the pix.











    I had to pass the time some how...








    Not quite done...see pink spot...




    I've done a bunch of cluckers this way. I should be beyond making these mistakes. Oh well a little time in the oven got rid of the pinkies. Then it was very tasty!
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  2. #2
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    I bet it tasted good!

    The skin always crisps up so nice.
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  3. #3
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    Nice looking chicken. I love deep fried turkeys but have not done one in a while. I have a full, never used container of Peanut Oil so I will do one but WHEN I don't know. I have probably done 10 or 12 and they are a real pain to do in my opinion they taste great. Wife loves them and has been hounding me for moths to do one. for posting your deep fried chicken.
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    Great looking chicken!!! I have only had fried turkey once and it was so so. I don't think it was seasoned that well so it was kind of bland.
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  5. #5
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    Nice look'n bird.

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