Bourbon Brine for Chicken or Turkey

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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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