Turkey Brining Recipe
10 Lbs. (4.5kg) Turkey 1/2 Cup Salt 1/2 Gal (8 Cups) Apple Juice 4 oz (113g) Unsalted Butter 1 Cup Turkey Stuffing 4 Garlic Cloves 2 Oranges 0.35 oz (10g) Sage 0.2 oz (6g) Rosemary 0.14 oz (4g) Thyme 5 oz (141g) Brown Sugar 0.07 (2g) 4 Anise Stars 7 Cloves 2 Bay Leaves 1 Lemon 1 Onion Cinnamon Salt, Black Pepper Smoked Paprika 1/2 Gal (8 cups) Ice Water Preparations: 1- Slice the oranges, onion, and lemon. 2- Mince the fresh sage, rosemary, and thyme. 3- Defrost the turkey (if not fresh). Directions: 1- Transfer the sliced oranges, onion, lemon and the minced sage, rosemary and thyme to a large pot. (Keep 1/2 Tbsp of sage, rosemary and thyme for later use). 2- Mash the garlic cloves on top. 3- Add the anise stars, cloves, bay leaves, brown sugar and 1/2 cup sugar to the pot. 4- Add the apple juice, black pepper, and cinnamon, stirring thoroughly. 5- Bring the ingredient to a boil over medium heat. 6- Turn off the heat and allow to cool down to room temperature. 7- Dry the turkey with napkins. 8- Transfer the turkey into a zip bag. 9- Stir the ice water into the apple juice mixture. 10- Pour the mixture into the turkey bag and zip/seal the bag. 11- Keep the turkey in refrigerator for at least 20 hours. (Can be marinated for 2 to 3 days). 12- Remove the turkey from the bag. 13- Dry up the turkey using napkins. 14- In a separate container, mix butter with 1/2 Tbsp of sage, rosemary and thyme. 15- Stuff/inject the mixture under the turkey's skin. 16- Transfer the turkey into a oven bag. 17- Garnish with salt, black pepper and smoked paprika. 18- Stuff the turkey's tommy with stuffing of your choice. 19- Seal the turkey and the oven bag. Poke the oven bag to let the steam escape or Follow your oven bag directions. 20- Preheat oven to 350º F (177º C), cook the turkey for 90 minutes. 21- Open the oven back and continue roasting for 30 more minutes.
Turkey Brining Recipe CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Turkey brining takes bit more work to prepare the thanksgiving dinner but it gives a creative taste to otherwise usual thanksgiving turkey. This turkey brine recipe contains very high amount of vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, and rich amount of niacin and vitamin C. Turkey is an excellent source of vitamin B3 or Niacin. It is also an excellent source of protein. One serving (3.5 oz / 100g) of turkey brine recipe has 141 calories (40 calories from fat), 4.4g total fat (1.8g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 234mg potassium, 6.4g total carbohydrates (5.4g sugars), and 18.1g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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