Brine for Turkey

Depending on size of turkey, you may need to proportionally increase the brine recipe. This recipe is for a 14 – 16 pound turkey. I use a 5 gallon plastic painter's bucket with a lid. Mine is bright orange and clearly labeled "Turkey Brinning Only" in a permanent marker so DH wont use it for his projects! Use only with fresh trukeys that have nothing added.

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24hrs 5mins
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  • Heat all until sugar and salt dissolve.
  • Chill completely.
  • When ready to brine turkey, select a pan that the turkey just fits into and pour in brine.
  • Keep turkey completely covered with brine.
  • You may submerge turkey 2-4 days.
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"Depending on size of turkey, you may need to proportionally increase the brine recipe. This recipe is for a 14 – 16 pound turkey. I use a 5 gallon plastic painter's bucket with a lid. Mine is bright orange and clearly labeled "Turkey Brinning Only" in a permanent marker so DH wont use it for his projects! Use only with fresh trukeys that have nothing added."

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  1. gold.klas
    Depending on size of turkey, you may need to proportionally increase the brine recipe. This recipe is for a 14 – 16 pound turkey. I use a 5 gallon plastic painter's bucket with a lid. Mine is bright orange and clearly labeled "Turkey Brinning Only" in a permanent marker so DH wont use it for his projects! Use only with fresh trukeys that have nothing added.
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