5 dangerous turkey deep-frying fails you'll want to remember this Thanksgiving

By Abigail Guevara-Reyes
Copyright 2016 CNN

HOUSTON - It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without turkey debacles.

Deep-frying turkeys has become a popular method for cooking your Thanksgiving dinner, but it can have dangerous consequences.

If you’re planning on ditching the conventional way of preparing your food, then chances are you’ve probably thought about deep-frying your bird.

When done right, you can have a crispy, juicy turkey, but when things go wrong, well, we’ll let you watch.

Too much oil:

Even the fire extinguisher couldn’t help:

Up in flames:

Smoked turkey:

Wind fail:

But if you’re ready for the challenge and want to toss the oven aside, here are some safety videos to help you.

Leave it to the professionals:

Preparation is key:

Check the temperature:


If you're thinking of trying this at home, try out our safety tips for deep-frying a turkey.

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