Out of this World Turkey Brine

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Out of this World Turkey Brine

Prep 25 m

Cook 6 m

Ready In 31 m

12 Servings

283 Calories


"Best brine for smoked turkey around. This recipe was given to me by my uncle. He is always smoking meat. EDITOR'S NOTE: This recipe uses canning or kosher salt, not table salt. Using table salt in this amount will make the brine too salty."

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  1. 2 gallons water

  2. 1 1/2 cups canning salt

  3. 3 tablespoons minced garlic

  4. 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  5. 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

  6. 1/3 cup brown sugar


  1. In a food-grade large bucket or container large enough to hold your turkey, mix together the water, salt, garlic, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Store in a refrigerator, and soak turkey for 2 days before smoking or roasting.

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