How do you use a turkey fryer?
When the oil reaches the target temperature, slowly lower the turkey and basket into the fryer. Set the timer for 3 to 4 minutes per pound. For example, if you’re trying to decide how long to deep fry a 20 pound turkey, 3 x 20 = 60 minutes minimum. Turkey fry time for a 10 pound bird should be 30 to 40 minutes.
Why does my turkey fryer keep turning off?
So when you’re cooking a whole turkey, sometimes the fryer will automatically turn off even when the food isn’t cooked properly yet. So you can’t just leave the fryer while it cooks the turkey. You have to stand guard over it to turn it on again when it does shut off automatically.
How do I adjust the flame on my turkey fryer?
The other person should turn the cylinder valve to the open position, then slowly open the regulator valve until the burner ignites. Place the pot filled with oil on the burner, and then adjust the air shutter on the cooker for a blue flame. Adjust the regulator control for flame height.
How do you control the temperature of a turkey fryer?
Slowly Lower the Turkey into the Oil This gradual approach keeps the oil from bubbling up too much and overflowing. Once the turkey is fully submerged, turn the burner back on and return the oil to 350°F. Throughout frying, adjust the heat as necessary to maintain the 350°F oil temperature.
What temp do you fry a turkey?
Fry the turkey for 3 minutes per pound (455 grams). For a 15 lb (6.8 kg) turkey, this will take 45 minutes. Make sure the oil temp is maintained at 350°F (180°C). After 45 minutes, turn off your propane burner and then gently remove the turkey from the oil.
Where does the heat shield go on a turkey fryer?
Generally when brewing with a keggle, the keggle is placed over some sort of burner, usually a propane outdoor burner or turkey fryer, and heat is directly applied only to the bottom of the keggle.
Why will my loco turkey fryer not stay lit?
Check Thermocouple Position If you have accidentally placed the sensors far away from the burner then your fryer will not stay lit. You can simply fix this by moving the thermocouple next to the edge of your burner. This way it will detect the flame easily and keep the burner running.