Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Apple-n-Spice Brine

"Apple-n-Spice Brine" gives a hint of sweetness from the apple cider and the combination of herbs and spices results in a juicy, delicious, and very flavorful poultry. Can also be used for pork, fish and seafood.


1/2 gallon of cold water
2 cups sea salt
3 cups orange juice
1 gallon Johnny Appleseed Apple Cider
10 whole cloves
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup light brown sugar


In a large pot combine apple cider, orange juice, sea salt, spices, 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.

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