Deep Frying Chicken

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by PurpleChicken, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Anyone use their turkey fryers for chicken??

    Any suggestions??

    I just got complaints from neighbors about my crowing roos that
    are 10-12 weeks old so it's gonna be culling time soon.

    Does it matter how long a 12 week old ages?

    Can I just process and drop in the fryer?
     
  2. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    Shoot yeah! just rub em down with seasoning, plop em in and there done (depending on size) in like 5 minutes!

    No ideas on how long to age them..... anyone else?
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I'd age overnight then pop in the fryer!
     
  4. GloriaH

    GloriaH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw someone do small chickens/rock cornish hens in an electric fryer like you use for french fries. They turned out really good and you don't need to use alot of oil.
     
  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    OMGosh, are you kidding, that is the best. You could inject just like a deep fried turkey. It is so juicy and tasty, you just made me hungry. [​IMG]
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    My butcher says the same thing about letting fresh chickens rest 24 hours before cooking. He says people freak out about chicken and all the contamination issues and don't give fresh chickens time for the muscles to relax. Heck, beef hangs for weeks before eating. That's what makes them tender. Happy frying. [​IMG]
     
  7. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    Brine them overnight in the fridge.

    Rufus
     
  8. PurpleChicken

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    Thanks everyone. Great suggestions. I'm hungry now too.
     
  9. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
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    dang pc im comming over to ur house for some fried silkie tonight lol
     
  10. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:We don't have any silkie roos to eat and silkie hens are just too small. "Kill", our
    Buff Silkie, may be a roo but is still way to small. Cmon up for some fried Leghorns.
     

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