Actually, when you fry a turkey in Texas, you fry the whole turkey. It’s great! You lower the turkey in a vat of boiling oil and cook the whole thing at one time.
Ah, I’ve seen that done on YouTube. Apparently it is well worthwhile, but you have to have the fire department on standby, as not to burn down your house. Fire suits seem recommended too, but it’s hard to drink beer in one.