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brined sugar-and- spice turkey

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a recipe by
Josephine Quick
Indianapolis, IN

The brine recipe is posted in my recipe that I have posted. Brine Turkey for 8 hours.

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serves 10
prep time 18 Hr 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For brined sugar-and- spice turkey

  • 12 lb
    whole turkey
  • 1 1/2 c
    brine mixture
  • 1/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground mace
  • 1 lg
    onion quartered

How To Make brined sugar-and- spice turkey

  • 1
    Mix up your brine mixture pour over Turkey, making sure Turkey is submerge ' refrigerate for 8 to 10 hour. after 10 hour rinse off the turkey with cold water and pat dry.
  • 2
    Tuck wing tips under. Tie legs together with string. Combine: brown sugar and next 6 ingredients. rub over turkey. Cover and chill 8 hours.
  • 3
    Place turkey, breast side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Arrange onion quarters around turkey. Pour 2 can of broth in pan, NOT ON TURKEY.....
  • 4
    Bake loosely covered with foil, at 325 for l 1/2 hours. Uncover and bake remaining hours. Or until into meat thermometer inserted into thigh registers 180 degree. Cover with foil to prevent excessing browning, if necessary.

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