Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Here is a basic brine recipe and you can adjust the amount depending on the size of meat(s) Not the cheapest brine recipe but it is good.Found this recipe on the net, the credit goes to Derrick Riches, it was just for turkey but I have used it on a chicken too and it was very good! I am almost sure this is also good with a pork roast but I have not tried it yet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Place turkey in large dish or containter and pour brine over.
  3. Cover and allow to brine for 24-48 hours.
  4. For a good size chicken, half the recipe and half the brining time.


Most Helpful

I needed to do 2 whole pork loins for an event. I had never brined before so I did one only. Wish I had done both. The difference was amazing. Used an XXL zip lock bag and cut the loin in three and it fit fine, and was enough brine. For home use 1/2 would be more than enough.

peghfla April 26, 2009

this stuff is awesome! I have used it on a pork shoulder twice and slow roasted them on the bbq, mmmmm very good, should definately try it. the recipe yeilds quite a bit though so i would definalty cut it in half.

jeannajustfine June 12, 2008

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