Brine for Smoking Turkey

Jean Romero

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@Jean_Romero

Every year we smoke our own turkey for Thanksgiving and its done right in our oven. This is a little time consuming but worth it.


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Comments:

Serves:

many

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1/2 c
pickling salt
1 c
mortons tender quick
1 bottle
liquid smoke flavoring (i believe it's a 4oz bottle)
water enough to cover turkey

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large container (I use a 5 gal bucket with lid) mix everything together, put turkey into the brine and cover with water if it's not enough.
2
after 24 hours take bird out of brine and pat dry, place in a 350*F oven for one hour then turn oven down to 250*F and cook turkey until its done about 3 to 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Marinades
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American