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
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:

338 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Protein, Low Carb Sugar Conscious, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

17%

Servings:

90
  • Fat 13g 20%
  • Carbs 3g 1%
  • Saturated 3g 17%
  • Fiber 0g 0%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 49g 99%
  • Cholesterol 164mg 55%
  • Sodium 1,935mg 81%
  • Calcium 32mg 3%
  • Magnesium 59mg 15%
  • Potassium 515mg 15%
  • Iron 2mg 11%
  • Zinc 4mg 27%
  • Phosphorus 418mg 60%
  • Vitamin A 40µg 4%
  • Vitamin C 1mg 1%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 25%
  • Niacin (B3) 17mg 87%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 68%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 16µg 4%
  • Vitamin B12 3µg 46%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 1µg 1%
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