Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs

Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs
Preparation time
15 mins
Cooking time
60 mins
Easy Recipes
6 people

Very easy recipe. We recommend you to cook a Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs. It won’t take long, but you will experience a real pleasure, savoring the tender and juicy meat inside with a crisp golden crust on the outside. Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs originates in Cajun cuisine. More specifically, Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs is a variation of Cajun recipes. And of course, as in most Cajun recipes, the ingredients are as simple as possible. Thanks to the peanut paste, the meat gets an original nutty flavor. The result is a completely new and unique taste.

And the scent!.. It deserves a separate story of praise. The aroma of Cajun spices is mixed with the aroma of peanuts and meat itself and you get something unimaginable. This delicious smell will make your head spin.

We understand that Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs is not for those on a right diet. This dish is for connoisseurs of something new and unusual. The most affordable and simplest ingredients that can turn into pure delight. Bottom line: you need to try and fall in love with Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs.


Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey Legs


  • 8 cups peanut oil
  • 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 6 turkey legs (about 4 lb)


  1. In heavy 6-quart Dutch oven or deep fat fryer, heat oil to 375Β°F.
  2. Sprinkle and rub Cajun seasoning on turkey legs.
  3. Fry 2 turkey legs at a time in hot oil 14 to 16 minutes, turning once halfway through, until skin is golden brown and juice of turkey is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165Β°F). Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in 200Β°F oven.

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