Turkey Brine

Turkey Brine Recipe

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Kim Olson


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13-24 lb turkey
5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 gal
    vegetable broth
  • 1 gal
    apple juice
  • 1 c
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    rosemary, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    sage, dried

How to Make Turkey Brine


  1. In a large stock pot, combine all ingredients and heat until boiling. Stir to make sure salt is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool until room temperature.
  2. Remove innards from turkey and rinse. Pat dry. Place turkey in brine, breast side down. Place in refrigerator at least overnight.
  3. Remove turkey carefully. Drain excess brine and pat dry. Cook turkey as desired carefully watching thermometer as turkey will cook quicker.

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About Turkey Brine

Course/Dish: Turkey, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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