Cookin’ Louisiane: Fried Turkey Tenderloin

Cookin Louisiane

Chef Jay Ducote fries up some turkey tenderloins!

Fried turkey tenderloin:
-2 turkey tenderloins

WET BATTER:
-3 Shurfine eggs
-2 c buttermilk
-2 tbsp Slap Ya Mama hot pepper sauce

DRY BATTER:
-3 c Shurfine flour
-3 tbsp Slap Ya Mama seasoning

INJECTION:
-1 stick Shurfine butter
-1/4 c Sweet n spicy bbq rub
-1/4 c Jay Ds bbq sauce 

  1. Preheat fryer with your choice of Shurfine fryer oil to 325 degrees. 
  2. Melt butter and add bbq rub and bbq sauce
  3. Put mixture into injector needle
  4. Inject butter into both tenderloins
  5. Dunk loins into dry batter, then wet batter, then back to dry batter and place in fryer for 15-20 min until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees 
  6. Slice loins and serve with Jay Ds molasses mustard 

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About Jay Ducote

Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. He finished runner-up on Season 11 of the hit reality competition show Food Network Star, and had a pilot for his show "Deep Fried America" air on the Travel Channel.

The Bite and Booze Radio Show, produced and hosted by Ducote since 2011, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters.

Jay has his own Jay D’s product line featuring his Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, Louisiana Molasses Mustard, Spicy & Sweet Barbecue Rub, Jay D's Blanc du Bois, a collaboration with West Monroe's Landry Vineyards, and Jay D's Single Origin Coffee. In early 2018 Jay will launch his first restaurant concept, Gov't Taco, inside White Star Market in Baton Rouge.

Jay's mission is to share and expand on the conversation of Louisiana cuisine and to celebrate the culinary culture of communities he visits. For more about Jay, visit his website https://www.jayducote.com