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Brine for Turkey Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lauren Vreeland-Long
Added: Sunday, November 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 gallon vegetable broth
1 c.kosher salt
1/2 c.brown sugar
1 tbsp. whole black pepper
1/2 tbsp. allspice berries
1/2 tbsp ginger candied

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ingredients in a large pot and boil. Cool and pour into clean bucket
Add one gallon of iced water.
Place (defrosted) turkey breast down in the mixture for 6-8 hours before removing it to roast.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
use for up to 20 lb bird
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes plus 6-8 hours brining
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Taken from a food channel program called Good Eats. This process adds moisture to fresh turkey meat and is easier than you might think. The author states that basting will not improve the end result and merely increases cook time due to opening the oven repeatedly.

 

 

 

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