Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 hrs

Try this recipe and you will never again cook a turkey or chicken without brining. A great way to prepare a turkey or chicken. This will give you a great tasting and moist bird.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Allow brine to cool to 40 degrees.
  3. Place bird in brine. Make sure turkey/chicken is fully submerged. You may need to put a weight (rock, etc) inside a ziplock bag and place inside turkey/chicken to keep the bird submerged.
  4. Brine the turkey/chicken for 10 hours.
  5. Keep brine below 40 degrees.
  6. Rinse turkey/chicken very well.
  7. Submerge bird in fresh water for an hour.
  8. Rinse bird very well.
  9. Dry the bird very well.
  10. You are now ready to roast, smoke, smofry or fry your turkey/chicken.