Turkey Brine

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READY IN: 24hrs 20mins
YIELD: 1 Turkey
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine water in a large pot with salt and sugar, over high heat until dissolved.
  • Add Worcestershire, peppercorns & garlic, making sure Worcestershire is well combined.
  • Cool back to room temperature.
  • Wash the turkey inside and out with cold water.
  • You will need 2 gallon turkey size oven roasting bags.
  • Place one roasting bag inside the other, roll down the edges of the bags to help them stay open.
  • Put bags in a heavy roasting pan that will hold turkey.
  • Place turkey breast side down, with legs facing you in the inner bag.
  • Pour the cooled brine into the cavity and over the turkey.
  • Gather the inner bag as tightly as possible and secure with a twist tie.
  • Secure outer bag with twist tie.
  • Refrigerate in the roasting pan for 12-18 hours.
  • Remove from bags, rinse very well, pat dry with paper towels.
  • It's now ready for your favorite recipe.
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