Cranberry turkey brine

Cranberry turkey brine
Looking for the perfect brine for your turkey this Christmas? Well, look no further, this delicious mixture will help make your turkey juicier and tastier than ever.
Icon_cookingtime_grey Created with Sketch. 10 mins
Icon_apron_grey Created with Sketch. Easy
Icon_cloche_grey Created with Sketch. Serves 1 turkey
Cranberry turkey brine

Ingredients

  • 1.9ltrs cranberry juice
  • 950ml water
  • 240g coarse salt
  • 120 ml apple juice
  • 120 ml orange juice
  • 12 cloves garlic (unpeeled and lightly smashed)
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 6 bay leaves

How to make

  1. Combine all of your ingredients in one large pot.

  2. Add turkey to pot, making sure that brine covers turkey. If not, add more water to the mixture.

  3. Brine for approx. 1 hour per pound.

  4. Thoroughly rinse all the brine from the turkey, inside and out, before cooking.

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