Bourbon Turkey Brine Recipe | Yummly

Bourbon Turkey Brine

CHEFIRVINE
13Ingredients
70Minutes

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 2 gallons water
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 750 milliliters bourbon (good-quality, if you wouldn’t drink it, don’t cook with it)
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups mirepoix (roughly-chopped, Carrots, Celery, and Onions)
  • 12 garlic cloves (smashed and peeled)
  • 6 bay leaves
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme
  • 1 bunch fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup juniper berries
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (optional because I don’t like cinnamon)
  • 1 whole turkey (fresh)
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