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    Best Brined Turkey Breast

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    2 hrs 40 mins

    10 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    Betty Crocker

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix water, salt, and sugar in a 6-quart container or stockpot, stir until sugar and salt are dissolved.
    2. 2
      Add turkey.
    3. 3
      Cover ; refrigerate at least 12 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 325°.
    5. 5
      Remove turkey from brine, rinse thoroughly under cool running water and pat dry.
    6. 6
      Place turkey, breast side up, on rack in large shallow roasting pan.
    7. 7
      Fill cavity with onion, rosemary, thyme, and bay leaves.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle salt and pepper over turkey.
    9. 9
      Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of turkey and does not touch bone.
    10. 10
      Mix butter and wine.
    11. 11
      Soak 16-inch square of cheesecloth in butter mixture until completely saturated; cover turkey completely with cheesecloth.
    12. 12
      Roast 1 hour 30 minutes.
    13. 13
      Remove cheesecloth.
    14. 14
      Remove onion and herbs from turkey, but leave in pan.
    15. 15
      Bake 30-60 minutes longer or until thermometer reads 165° and juice of turkey is no longer pink when center is cut.

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Brined Turkey Breast

    Serving Size: 1 (401 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 406.4
     
    Calories from Fat 166
    40%
    Total Fat 18.4 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 7.1 g
    35%
    Cholesterol 113.5 mg
    37%
    Sodium 7225.0 mg
    301%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.0 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
    26%
    Sugars 8.7 g
    35%
    Protein 35.1 g
    70%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fresh rosemary

    fresh thyme

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