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- 2/3 cup(s) Kosher salt
- 2/3 cup(s) Sugar
- 6 Whole cloves
- 1 teaspoon(s) Juniper berries Crushed
- 1 teaspoon(s) Black peppercorns Crushed
- 2 teaspoon(s) Allspice berries Crushed
- 5 Fresh sage leaves
- 4 sprig(s) Fresh thyme
- 2 Bay leaves
- 8 cup(s) Hot water
- 4 cup(s) Ice Water
- 1 Turkey
- In a large saucepan stir together first 8 ingredients, along with hot water. Bring to a boil stirring frequently until sugar and salt have dissolved. Boil for 3 minutes, then remove from heat. Add the ice water and stir to cool. Set aside, allow. To cool to room temp.
- Brine the turkey 12 to 24 hours, turning several times.
This recipe is a personal recipe added by RobinTrunnell and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Main Dishes