Brine For Juicy, Tender Chicken Or Turkey

turkey brine
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Brine For Juicy, Tender Chicken Or Turkey

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brine, brine for chicken, brine for turkey, fried chicken
Servings: 1
Calories: 467kcal



  • Toast the peppercorns over medium heat in a medium pot.
  • After peppercorns are fragrant and toasted, add 1 3/4 cups water, brown sugar, salt, bay leaves, garlic and herbs. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar.
  • Remove from heat and add 1 3/4 cups cold water. Let cool completely before using.


Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 119g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 11662mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 106g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2.7mg