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Recipe Posted 12-08-2012

Best Deep-Fried Turkey Rub Recipe

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

Best Deep-Fried Turkey Rub Recipe Brine the turkey for an additional 12 hours for the best results. (Photo courtesy of

By: Raschell Rule

Yield: Approximately 4¼ cups
Total time: 10 minutes


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


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 cavity. Allow turkey to marinate 24 hours. For the best results, brine the turkey for 12 hours before marinating it with the rub.

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