Joe's Turkey Brine

4.9
(23)

Combination of two of my favorite recipes.

2
2
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 gallon low-sodium vegetable broth

  • ½ gallon apple cider

  • ½ gallon apple juice

  • 2 quarts water

  • 1 ½ cups kosher salt

  • 3 tablespoons poultry seasoning

  • 3 tablespoons onion powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon crushed dried rosemary

  • 1 tablespoon rubbed dried sage

  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves

Directions

  1. In a large stock pot over medium heat, pour in the vegetable broth, apple cider, apple juice, and water; stir in kosher salt, poultry seasoning, onion powder, black pepper, rosemary, sage, and thyme. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until all salt has dissolved, and boil for 30 minutes to extract flavors from herbs. Remove from heat, and allow to cool to room temperature before using as a turkey brine; allow brined turkey to marinate overnight.

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 (per serving)

102 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 102
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 5842mg 254%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 116mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.