Rating: 4.5 stars
84 Ratings
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I have used this recipe for many years. It makes a turkey fall-apart moist every time.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Line a cooler with a large food safe bag. Combine the apple juice, water, and salt in the bag; stir until the salt is dissolved; add the garlic.

  • To use: Lie your turkey into the brine with the breast-side down; add more water to submerge turkey completely if needed. Pour the ice over the turkey. Seal the bag and close the cooler; allow to sit overnight.

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 19.7g; fat 0.2g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 7611.2mg. Full Nutrition