# Question: How long do you cook a turkey in a Butterball oil less turkey fryer?

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## How long does it take to cook a turkey in a Butterball oil-less fryer?

Set air-fryer temperature to 400° F. Cook 45-60 minutes, about 7-10 minutes per pound, until a food thermometer inserted registers 165° F. Let stand for 10 minutes before carving.

## How long does it take to cook a turkey in an electric oil-less fryer?

Place the basket in the Oil-Less Deep Fryer. Turn on the cooker to medium high cooking and cook for about 10 minutes per pound (14lbs. = approx. 140 minutes or 2 hrs 20 minutes).

## How long does it take a turkey to cook in an oilless fryer?

Place the turkey legs down in the basket. Insert the meat thermometer into the breast so that the tip doesn’t touch bone and the dial is easily read when the basket is in the cooker. Place the basket in the Oil-Less Deep Fryer. Turn on the cooker to medium-high cooking and cook for about 10 minutes per pound (14lbs.

## How long do you cook a 14 lb turkey in a Butterball fryer?

Lower the lid on the fryer and set a timer. You will fry the turkey about 3-4 minutes per pound until the turkey reaches an internal temperature of about 165f degrees (if thermometer is inserted into the breast meat) and 180f degrees (if thermometer is inserted into the thigh meat.)

## How long does it take to cook a turkey in a Butterball Electric Turkey Fryer?

Pro Tip

1. While the oil is heating, prepare your turkey with any seasonings, marinades, or injected flavors. …
2. Once the oil is heated, place the basket in the fryer for 30 seconds. …
3. Set the timer and cook the turkey about 3 to 4 minutes per pound.

## How many minutes per pound do you cook turkey?

Calculate turkey cooking time and temperature. The simplest way to figure out turkey roasting times is to calculate 13 minutes per pound at 350°F for an unstuffed turkey (that’s about 3 hours for a 12- to 14-lb. turkey), or 15 minutes per pound for a stuffed turkey.

## How many minutes per pound for a turkey in the Big Easy?

It normally takes about ten to fifteen minutes per pound to cook a turkey in the Big Easy. We recommend using a meat thermometer to monitor the internal temperature of the turkey. Make sure it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. The turkey breast can be prepared the same way.

## How long does it take to cook a 16 pound turkey in the oven?

The rule of thumb for cooking a turkey is 13 minutes per pound. So our 16-pound turkey was estimated to cook in about 3 1/2 hours. However, some factors like brining the bird, cooking with an empty (un-stuffed) cavity, and leaving the legs un-trussed will contribute to much faster cooking.

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## What temperature should turkey be cooked to?

You’ll need a meat thermometer to make sure you cook your turkey to the right temperature. Insert it close to, but not touching, the thigh bone. If it reads 180 degrees F in the thigh and 170 degrees F in the breast, it’s done and ready to serve.

## How long do you air fry a 14 lb turkey?

Our tests on 14 pound fully thawed turkey took about 2.3 hours-3 hours. No hassle with almost no oil and the most you would need is a light spray of oil to help crisp the food better. So it’s a healthier way of cooking crispy foods.

## How do you get crispy skin on fried turkey?

I suggest you break down a turkey into its pieces, using the thighs, breasts and legs. Brine the pieces, then dry them out in the refrigerator to ensure extra crispy skin, before simply dipping the turkey in buttermilk and seasoned flour. I guarantee that using this method will give you perfect results every time.

## How long does it take to cook a 15 lb Butterball turkey?

For an unstuffed bird, Butterball recommended the following cooking times:

1. 6-7 pounds: 2-2½ hours.
2. 7-10 pounds: 2½-3 hours.
3. 10-18 pounds: 3-3½ hours.
4. 18-22 pounds: 3½-4 hours.
5. 22-24 pounds: 4-4½ hours.
6. 24-30 pounds: 4½-5 hours.

## Does turkey have to be fully submerged in oil?

Remember, when thawed completely, the food must be cooked immediately. For more, see our Big Thaw fact sheet. When working with large amounts of hot oil, select a cooking vessel large enough to completely submerge the turkey without it spilling over. The oil should cover the turkey by 1 to 2 inches.

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## How much oil do I need to fry a 12 pound turkey?

Place the pot on the burner and clip the deep-fry thermometer to the side of the pot. Fill the pot with peanut or canola oil up to the mark you made earlier—you’ll need 4 to 5 gallons to fry a 12- to 14-pound turkey in a 30-quart pot.