How to make it

  • In med bowl,combine the salt,sugar and water
  • Whisk vigorously until all salt and sugar is dissolved.
  • Allow to cool
  • Pour mixture over meat,poultry or fish that you are preparing
  • Soak several hours or overnightn the refrigerator(Make sure meat is fully submerged and make more brine by convertingthe recipe as needed.
  • Times for brining:
  • Shrimp-30 mins
  • Whole Chicken(4lbs)-8-12 hrs.
  • Chicken parts-11/2 hrs.
  • Cornish game hen-2 hours
  • Turkey(12-14lbs-24 hrs
  • Pork Chops(11/4 to11/2" thick) 1-2 days
  • Whole pork tenderloin-12 hrs
  • Whole pork loin-4 hrs.

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  • kimmer 3 years ago
    Thanks Pat!
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  • rachpj 3 years ago
    wow made my game hens taste fantastic! Thanks for the post
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  • lilliancooks 3 years ago
    Here it is!!! I'm hitting the print button now!
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  • pleclare 5 years ago
    Thanks for the 5 on the brine. Well worth it!
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    wynnebaer ate it and said...
    Great post...:)
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  • knoxcop 5 years ago
    I love to brine turkey, chicken and pork! I add rosemary, thyme, peppercorns and lemon...really wonderful way to impart subtle flavor!--Kn0x--
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    broadzilla ate it and said...
    Mmmmm. We brine and smoke a turkey every Thanksgiving, and everyone LOVES it!! Only time I've never had leftover bird.
    We add Thyme, Sage, oranges, and lemons to ours. Gives it a wonderful flavor.
    Thanks for sharing, and 5 forks WAY UP!!!
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    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Great info to have. Thanks!
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    tuilelaith ate it and said...
    Thanks. This is one of those for my print off and keep in a binder recipes. Its great!
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  • possumqueen 5 years ago
    Love a good brine!
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