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Buttermilk Fried Wild Turkey

With turkey season in full gear, here is a fantastic and unusual recipe for a favorite game bird.  Enjoy!!  Please leave a comment and let us know how much you enjoyed this meal 🙂

Buttermilk Fried Turkey 
Makes 4 portions 


1 wild turkey breast
2 cups flour
2 tbsp. salt
1 tbsp. pepper
1 tbsp. granulated garlic
1 tbsp. granulated onion
1 tsp. cayenne pepper (more if you prefer it spicy)
1 tsp. white pepper
2 tbsp. rubbed sage
1 qt. buttermilk

Fillet breast to ½- to ¾-inch thick.
Soak in buttermilk over night.
Mix dry ingredients.
Remove turkey pieces from the buttermilk and place directly into the seasoned flour.
Dredge thoroughly.
Pan fry over medium heat in ¼ inch of vegetable oil, turning over once after 4 to 5 minutes, or deep fry for 6 minutes at 350.


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Posted by on April 23, 2014 in recipe, Wawang Lake Resort


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Wild turkey dinner!

With turkey season just around the corner, I figured it would be the right time to not only tantalize but advise on a great method to prepare a fantastic meal!

Roasted Wild Turkey Recipe
Roasted Wild Turkey Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Roasted Wild Turkey Recipe

 Once it’s stuffed with apples and topped with a unique combination of sauces, this wild bird requires no basting and cooks up nice and moist.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3-1/2 hours
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 1 wild turkey (10 to 15 pounds)
  • 2 large apples, quartered
  • 6 to 8 medium red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 pound baby carrots
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup French salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons steak sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 615 calories, 23 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 204 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 63 g protein.


  1. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan; place apples in turkey cavity. Place potatoes, carrots and onions around turkey. Pour water over vegetables. Combine seasoned salt, salt and pepper; rub over turkey. Combine remaining ingredients; spoon over the turkey.
  2. Cover and bake at 325° for 3-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180° baste if desired. Turkey may be uncovered for the last 30 minutes for additional browning if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.



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Posted by on March 25, 2014 in recipe, Wawang Lake Resort


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