Brine For Christmas Turkey
A simple brine for turkey that will leave you and your guests extremely satisfied and wanting more.
Servings 12 People
- 15 Lbs. Turkey
- 2 Gallons Water
- 2 Cups Kosher salt
- ½ Cup Firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 Whole garlic head
- 2 Tbs. Black whole peppercorn
- 2 Tsp. Juniper Berries
- 4 Bay leaves
- ½ ½ of a fresh lemon squeezed
- 2 Thyme sprigs
- 1 Rosemary sprig
- 5 Parsley sprigs
- 3 Tbs. Butter
*** When cooking a turkey, the temperature should be above 160 degrees Fahrenheit from the thickest part of the meat without touching bones. The bird will continue to cook after its removal from the oven, and tightly covered with the saved foil while resting. This process will raise the internal temperature another 10 degrees.
*** Calories are estimated per serving.
Serving: 12People | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 1110mg | Potassium: 110mg | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 4mg