Monday, August 24, 2015

Brining your Bird.

Brining your Bird

Recipe: Brine for Turkey

Ingredients

  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 gallon boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • Ice
Place salt, sugar and boiling water in a pot.
Return to the boil and cook till sugar and salt melt.
Chill till very cold.
In a 5 gallon bucket or large stock pot, place turkey.
Top with the cooled brine and ice to cover.
Let the turkey remain in the brine for 6-8 hours.
Remove from the brine, pat dry before roasting.
This works just as well for a chicken, duck or game bird.

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