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BRINE FOR JUICY, TENDER CHICKEN OR TURKEY

BRINE FOR JUICY, TENDER CHICKEN OR TURKEY

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (heaping)
  • 5 teaspoons salt
  • 4 Medium bay leaves
  • 4 Large garlic cloves (smashed)
  • 1 teaspoon italian dried herb seasoning

Directions

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.
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