Savory Turkey Brine for Thanksgiving
Savory Turkey Brine: Recipe is for a 16-24 pound fresh turkey
- 2 gallons cold water
- 10 ounces Kikkoman Soy Sauce
- ½ cup kosher salt
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons dried sage
- 2 tablespoons dried celery seed
- 1 tablespoon dried thyme
The night before roasting, remove giblets and turkey neck; rinse turkey inside and out.
In a large stockpot, or 5-gallon bucket, mix water with remaining ingredients.
Stir well until all the salt is dissolved.
Place turkey in the pot, cover with a lid and refrigerate overnight, or at least 8 hours.
Remove turkey from the brine, rinse well.