- 1 1/2 qt. hot water
- 3 tablespoons kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
- 4 garlic cloves, crushed
- 2 bay leaves
- 1/2 large lemon, sliced
How to Make It
Stir together all ingredients in a large stockpot until salt and sugar dissolve. Let stand 1 hour.
Note: We tested with Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt.