This simple Turkey Brine is the easiest way to ensure that the turkey is perfectly juicy! You only need 7 simple ingredients to make it.
Use this brine to make the best Thanksgiving turkey! Serve it with turkey gravy and classic stuffing for your holiday dinner.
Brining is a simple technique of soaking the turkey in a salty solution. It will change your turkey game this holiday season! With just a few simple ingredients, like water, salt, sugar, herbs, citrus, and garlic, you can make a brine to soak the bird the night before roasting. It will ensure the turkey is juicy, flavorful, and absolutely delicious!
- salt: I used sea salt
- brown sugar: it helps to trap moisture in the meat and ensures better browning
- black pepper: whole peppercorns
- lemon or orange: cut into thick slices
- garlic: whole bulbs
- herbs: poultry mix (rosemary, thyme, sage)