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Turkey Brine

Turkey Brine

This turkey brine gets a portion of its salt from vegetable stock. The combination of spices and herbs will give your turkey a rich flavor.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients:

* 2 quarts vegetable stock
* 1/2 cup salt (3/4 cup Kosher or coarse salt)
* 1/2 cup white sugar
* 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
* 1 tablespoon dried sage
* 1 tablespoon dried thyme
* 2 quarts cold water

Preparation:
In a large pot combine vegetable stock, salt, sugar, and herbs over a medium heat. Simmer for about 15 minutes until the salt is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Add cold water.

Place turkey in a large plastic container. Pour brine over top, cover and refrigerate. Brine for 1 hour per pound.

Thoroughly rinse all the brine from the turkey before cooking.

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About James Morales

I am a choctaw and a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. I grew up in the Conehatta coummunity and attended the Conehatta Indian School. CEO - Native Hoop Inc President - Native Hoop Management President - Native Emergency Relief & Volunteer Agency, Inc Executive Producer - Voices of the Hoop Executive Producer - N8tive Soundz & Newz Executive Producer - The Hoop

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