Rating: 4.5 stars
48 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 41
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

A must-do for the most tasty and juicy turkey utilizing traditional ingredients which compliment a roasting bird. The roasting pan juices make for the worlds best gravy. Do not add salt to your gravy; the brine juices have done that for you. Enjoy a prairie favorite!

Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
additional:
1 hr 5 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
prep:
5 mins
Servings:
7
Yield:
7 quarts
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Ingredients

7
Original recipe yields 7 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir the salt, poultry seasoning, onion powder, and black pepper together in a large stockpot. Pour in the vegetable stock, water, and cranberry juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature.

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  • To use, submerge a turkey into the cooled brine and refrigerate 12 to 16 hours to brine. Drain the turkey and pat dry before roasting according to your recipe's directions.

Editor's Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 30g; fat 1.4g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 27089.9mg. Full Nutrition
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