Originally Posted by Spydermike72
Ok, I am taking the plunge this year, I just bought my Turkey fryer, here is the question. Do I brine the bird or do I inject ? My wife actually thought we could brine it in a buttermilk mixture ?? Anybody know of such an animal ?? I am sure this subject has been beaten to death, if on of the mods could point me in the right direction I would be forever grateful!!
Mike I have always brined the turkey, just remember when you make holes in the turkey, which will do injecting it, you will have some escape during the frying process.
Myself, I dont care for the pockets of seasoning here and there as a result of the injecting process. To each his own, just remember to dry the turkeyafter the brine.
Fried turkey is awesome, I did it for years, but in my humble opinion, it cant even touch a good smoked turkey