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Apple Cider Brine for Turkey


Apple Cider Brine For Turkey


  • 1 Gallon Cold Water
  • 1 Gallon Apple Cider
  • 1 Cup Kosher Salt
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 6 sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • 6 sprigs Rosemary
  • 1 lemon cut in half
  • 1 orange cut in half
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Peppercorns



To make the brining solution, dissolve the salt and sugar in 1 gallons of cold water in a non-reactive container (such as a clean bucket or large stockpot, or a clean, heavy-duty, plastic garbage bag.) Add the Apple cider, oranges, lemons, thyme,Bay leaves, peppercorns, and rosemary. Soak Turkey Overnight or Up to 24 hours.

Note: if you have a big turkey and need more brine than this, use 1/2 cup salt and 1/2 cup brown sugar for every gallon of water.

ECS Robbie Frans

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