Kittencal's Buttermilk Poultry Brine (For Chicken or Turkey)

READY IN: 8hrs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl mix or whisk the buttermilk, shallots, garlic, salt, sugar, cumin (if using) and black pepper until the sugar and salt is completely dissolved.
  • Rinse the chicken in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place the chicken in the buttermilk mixture; toss with clean hands to coat the chicken in the mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 8-24 hours.
  • Rinse the chicken quick and just slightly under cold water to remove the onions and garlic if desired before cooking or grilling.
  • Grill or oven-bake as desired.
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