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Turkey Brine Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Bunch, president of TD Ameritrade

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. kosher salt
1 C. brown sugar
2 oranges, quartered
2 lemons, quartered
4 sprigs thyme
2 sprigs rosemary
2 T. juniper berries
8 cloves garlic
2 T. pepper
1 T. honey

Directions:
Directions:
Use a large clean non-reactive container (such as a clean bucket or large stock pot) to hold turkey and brine. If neither of these are available even a trash bag will work. Double-bag to be safe. Nothing is worse than a refrigerator full of Turkey brine.

Dissolve sugar and salt in container with 2 gallons of water. Add the rest of the ingredients to the mixture. Place thawed turkey in brine and refrigerate overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
enough for one turkey
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Some recipes call for injecting the brine as well but I find it hard to get the juniper berries and oranges through a syringe.

Cook turkey using your favorite method.

 

 

 

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