Maple Brine

Stormy Stewart


For turkeys, chicken, as well as any BBQ meat. It is well worth the 2-3 days to have a flavorful moist bird


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 meat
10 Min


  • 4 qt
  • 1 c
    each: maple syrup and soy sauce
  • 2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 6
    whole bay leaves
  • 8 clove
    garlic cut in half
  • 2 tsp
    whole peppercorns
  • 3/4 c
    sea salt
  • 3 large
    sprigs thyme or lemon thyme (2-3 tsp dried)

How to Make Maple Brine


  1. Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil, dissolving sugar and maple syrup. Remove from heat and allow brine to cool completely before using.
  2. To use put in a plastic or glass container that is large enough to hold liquid and meat. (Pail) Put in fridge 2-3 days turning often. Keep covered holding meat under the brine.

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About Maple Brine

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtag: #Maple-brine

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