Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Savory Beer Brine


This easy beer brine is more traditional and will enhance your poultry’s natural flavor. Whether it is smoked or baked in the oven the combination for herbs and spices will give your poultry a rich organic flavor sure to give the illusion of a campfire cooked poultry. 
Can also be used for pork, fish and seafood.


Ingredients

1/2 gallon of cold water
2 cups sea salt
6 bottles Beer
2 sprigs fresh rosemary or 1 tablespoon dried
2 sprigs fresh sage or 1 tablespoon dried
2 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 tablespoon dried
4 coves fresh garlic, minced or 1 1/2 tablespoons dried


1/4 cup brown sugar

Directions

In a large pot combine beer, sea salt, herbs, and sugar over a medium heat.

Simmer for about 15 - 20 minutes.

Remove from heat and allow brine to cool.

Add cold water.

Pour brine over the top of the turkey, cover the pot or the seal bag, and refrigerate 6 - 24 hours.