Turkey tenderloin pieces are marinated in a simple mixture of milk and spicy seasonings, then they're battered and deep-fried to perfection.
Feel free to use turkey cutlet pieces in this recipe, or use chicken.
- 1 1/2 to 2 pounds turkey tenderloins (cut in 1 to 1 1/2-inch pieces)
- 3/4 cup half-and-half (or milk)
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
- 1 to 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 bottle of oil for deep frying
1. In a large food storage bag combine the turkey tenderloins, milk or half-and-half, garlic, and Creole or Cajun seasoning.
2. Let the tenderloins marinate in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
3. Heat oil in deep fryer to about 360°.
4. Dredge the turkey pieces in the flour, coating well. Shake off excess flour.
5. Deep fry until golden brown, about 4 or 5 minutes.
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