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Where to Buy a Fried Turkey in DFW

Bring Some Spice to the Table With a Cajun Fried Turkey this Holiday Season


A Cajun Fried Turkey shouldn't just be for special occasions -- but they are delicious at Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. Jazz up your holidays with a spicy Cajun Fried Turkey. While most locations only provide the fried birds through December, Nate's will fry one up anytime during the year. Now that's a delicious idea! 

I've enjoyed Cajun turkeys from Nate's, the Cajun Fried Turkey Co, and Dickey's. They are a spicy and delicious way to enjoy the holidays. Kick your Thanksgiving meal up a notching by serving some Cajun Fried Turkey this holiday season. Do you really want to buy 100 gallons of peanut oil and try this yourself? I suggest you leave it to the professionals. You just may save yourself a trip to the Emergency Room.

1. Cajun Fried Turkey Company

Also known as Mr. Billy's Cajun Market, this business has specialized in Spicy Cajun Fried Turkeys since 1994. You can even order a complete Hickory Smoked Turkey meal (10-12 lb turkey) where all you have to do is heat and serve starting at $88.95 that will feed 8 with room for leftovers. Besides turkeys, appetizers, desserts and even a stuffed Tur-Duc-Hen. Don't miss Seafood Stuffed Mushroom Caps, Crawfish Pie, Creole Squash Casserole and Chocolate Eruption Cheesecake. 

Best Bets: Spicy Cajun Fried Turkey, Jalapeno Smoked Turkey, Hickory Smoked Turkey, Spicy Cajun Fried Turkey Breast. 1/2 Honey-Glazed Ham with Bourbon Pecan Praline Sauce $69.95.

Location: Prestonwood Village, 5519 Arapaho Road, Suite 118. Phone 972-866-9400.

Closes at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 -- but remember, these are frozen. You'll need to shop early and allow plenty of time for them to thaw!

2. Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Dickey's will feature Cajun Fried Turkeys for Thanksgiving at all locations in DFW. A Cajun Fried Turkey is $59.99. In addition for the holidays, Dickey's will feature Smoked Turkey at $49.99 and Spiral-Cut Honey Ham for $59.99. A pan of Dickey's Signature Holiday Dressing is available for $21.99.

Update: Dickey's will stop taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys and hams on Monday, November 21, 2011. If you are looking to place an order after this date, be sure to call ahead and see if they will accept an order or not. Better order now for a Christmas turkey.

Thanksgiving information wasn't available on the website as of October 23, 2012.

3. Razzoo's Cajun Cafe

Razzoo's will have a limited number of turkeys so order now online or in the store. A turkey is about 15-18 pounds and feeds about 12. Cost for a Fried Turkey is $54.95 Fried Turkeys are available at all stores. 

Razzoo's has locations in Arlington, Bedford, Cedar Hill, Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Lewisville, Mesquite, Plano

Update: Orders must be made in person (after 11/20/11) and the last day to order is 11/22/11.

4. Nate's Seafood & Steakhouse

According to an email from Nate, "I fried the first cajun turkeys commercially in the metroplex in 1991 and we have made many people happy with them." That's pretty cool. I've enjoyed Nate's turkeys over the past decade and they are delicious! Nate's has one of the best birds I've ever tasted.

This Cajun-fried treat is not just for the holidays; Nates will fry a turkey especially for you anytime during the year. Plan to call the day before you need a fried turkey. They need 24 hours notice to prepare one. In 2012, you can order your Thanksgiving Turkey starting November 1.

Cajun Fried Turkeys are $49.95. The average bird is 10-12 pounds.

Phone number to the Addison location is 972-701-9622. (The Allen store closed).

5. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Popeyes Cajun Style Turkeys are available through December or as long as supplies last. Popeyes Canjun Fried Turkeys weigh approximately 10 to 12 pounds, are infused with a unique blend of Louisiana seasonings then flash-fried, creating a unique, crispy coating. Roasting finishes out the process and leaves the turkey crispy on the outside while remaining succulent and flavorful on the inside. A Popeye's Fried Turkey is $34.99 plus tax and they are open Thanksgiving Day. You pay for the turkey when you pick it up. 

DFW Popeyes locations.

How to Order: As of November 21, 2011, they are still accepting orders for fried turkeys. You must go in person to your local store and fill out a form.

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