Juniper Berry Brine

Author: 
Diane Morgan, Health NOVEMBER 2009
  • 2/3 Cups  kosher salt
  • 2/3 Cups  sugar
  • whole cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon  juniper berries, crushed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  black peppercorns, crushed
  • 2 Teaspoons  whole allspice, crushed
  • fresh sage leaves
  • fresh thyme sprigs
  • bay leaves
  • 8 Cups  hot water
  • 4 Cups  ice water
  • turkey-size oven or brining bags (such as Reynolds)
  • 2 Cups  cold water
  • 2/3 cup kosher salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon juniper berries, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons whole allspice, crushed
  • 5 fresh sage leaves
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 cups hot water
  • 4 cups ice water
  • 2 turkey-size oven or brining bags (such as Reynolds)
  • 2 cups cold water
This recipe is taken from Diane Morgan's The New Thanksgiving: An American Celebration of Family, Friends, and Food.

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Nutrition

Calories per serving:

339 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Protein, Low Carb Sugar Conscious

Daily value:

17%

Servings:

90
  • Fat 1,160g 1,785%
  • Carbs 316g 105%
  • Saturated 301g 1,505%
  • Fiber 11g 46%
  • Trans 13g
  • Sugars 281g
  • Protein 4,444g 8,888%
  • Cholesterol 14,774mg 4,925%
  • Sodium 174,164mg 7,257%
  • Calcium 2,919mg 292%
  • Magnesium 5,307mg 1,327%
  • Potassium 46,422mg 1,326%
  • Iron 187mg 1,040%
  • Zinc 368mg 2,450%
  • Phosphorus 37,606mg 5,372%
  • Vitamin A 13,543IU 271%
  • Vitamin C 47mg 78%
  • Thiamin (B1) 10mg 663%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 38mg 2,246%
  • Niacin (B3) 1,567mg 7,836%
  • Vitamin B6 123mg 6,168%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,487µg 372%
  • Vitamin B12 250µg 4,172%
  • Vitamin D 62µg 15%
  • Vitamin E 19mg 97%
  • Vitamin K 178µg 222%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 375g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 301g
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