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Ingredients

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  • 1 Shady Brook Farms® Fresh Young Turkey (approximately 15 lbs)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/3 cup Truvia Brown Sugar Blend (or brown sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika (or smoked paprika)
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • 1 lemon (juiced and zested)
  • 1 tablespoon paprika (or smoked paprika)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
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    Directions

    1. Start by thawing your turkey in the refrigerator, if frozen, for up to 3 days. If the turkey is larger than 14 lbs., it may take up to 4-5 days.
    2. To prepare the brine, use a bowl that is larger than the turkey and combine the brine ingredients: 8 cups water, 1 cup olive oil, 1 cup salt, 1/3 cup Truvia Brown Sugar Blend, 1 Tbs. garlic powder, 1 Tbs. paprika, 1 Tbs. rosemary, lemon juice and zest from 1 lemon. Set aside.
    3. Next, prepare your turkey by remove the giblets and neck from the body cavity and neck cavity of the turkey, and set aside. Trim any fat from the edge of the skin of the turkey, but try to leave as much of the skin on the turkey as you can to protect the meat from drying out during the smoking process.
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    Reviews(1)

    chaz 15 days ago
    Don’t know how it will turn out yet but you need to put 8 quarts of water in the brine not 8 cups must have been a typo

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