Bourbon Brine for Chicken or Turkey

This recipe is sufficient for a turkey so you may want to reduce the recipe in half for a chicken.

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14 Ounces salt
2 Pounds brown sugar
1-1/2 Cups bourbon
1 Gallon ice water
1/4 Cup cloves
1/4 Cup black peppercorns


Mix together brine ingredients and marinate turkey or chicken overnight in a covered container. Marinate in the refrigerator.


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Posted: 11/11/2009 6:02:25 PM

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