Brine for Turkey

Serve with Guy Fieri's Foolproof Turkey Breast.

Courtesy of Guy Fieri

Brine for Turkey

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    6 quarts water 1/2 cup molasses
    8 cups ice cubes 7 fresh sage leaves
    1 cup kosher salt 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    1/3 cup brown sugar


    Prep: 5 min Total:
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      In a large stock pot, combine 3 quarts water, 1 cup kosher salt, brown sugar, molasses, sage leaves and peppercorns. Heat until salt dissolves, remove from heat. Add in 3 quarts cool water and 8 cups ice. Put turkey breast into a large pot or doubled up clean plastic bag. When brine mixture is completely cooled, pour over turkey and place in refrigerator for 12 hours.

    • 2

      Rinse for 5 minutes and drain well. Pat dry and proceed to prepare to roast.

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