My Favorite Turkey Brine Recipe | Yummly
AboutCareersContact UsFAQs
BookmarkletYum Button

My Favorite Turkey Brine

THE PIONEER WOMAN(12)
Jill: "I have never had a brined turkey before and this…" Read More
9Ingredients
40Minutes
Read Directions
Add to Meal Planner

Add to Meal Planner

Ingredients

US|METRIC
18 SERVINGS
  • 3 cups apple juice (Or Apple Cider)
  • 2 gallons cold water
  • 4 tablespoons rosemary leaves (Fresh)
  • 5 cloves garlic (Minced)
  • 1 1/2 cups kosher salt
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons peppercorns
  • 5 whole bay leaves
  • 3 oranges (Large)
  • Did you make this?
    Add All to Shopping List
    Add to Meal Planner

    Recipe Tags

    Reviews(12)

    Jill 10 months ago
    I have never had a brined turkey before and this was my first time making a turkey. I chose this recipe because the ingredients sounded delicious and I was right...this brine recipe added amazing flavor to the turkey and it was juicy!! I will definitely be making this again!! For others reading this that are beginners in making a turkey...allow for several hours of cool down time for the brine!
    Maria Ferreira 10 months ago
    Tried and true, loved it! In 2020
    Chastity Chartier 10 months ago
    This turkey brine made the best flavored, juiciest turkey I’ve ever had. I am definitely making it again!!
    Primrose 2 years ago
    It was easy and so delicious. Almost fool proof!
    Sandra Mejia 2 years ago
    I've used this before and have gotten cheers for a delicious, juicy turkey! using it again!!!
    Used this recipe two years ago and the turkey turned out very flavorful and moist. This year I’m using the same brine recipe for our thanksgiving turkey.
    April Kearns 2 years ago
    Perfect turkey! Juicy and delicious and very little hassle! This will be my go to turkey brine! My whole family loved it!
    Heather 2 years ago
    Great! Doing it again with a rosemary butter glaze for Easter this weekend
    R. Sahagun 3 years ago
    Used this brine 3 years in a row and it never fails to make the bird really juicy
    Lauri Hollern 3 years ago
    We did this brine last night and left it overnight. Our turkey was so good! The flavor was just outstanding. We grilled our turkey.
    Rollins Menniti 4 years ago
    I used this brine at Thanksgiving and My very picky Nephew (grown man) said "this turkey isn't just good it is great" He has never really complimented any meal I have ever been at. It was the moistest Turkey I have ever made by far and the taste was amazing. I will definitely use it again
    Steve C. 4 years ago
    This is my go-to brine recipe lots of subtle flavor

    PlanShop