Juniper Berry Brine Recipe

Author: Diane Morgan, Health NOVEMBER 2009

Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 265
Daily Value: 13%
Servings: 64

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
Fat13g20%
Saturated4g18%
Trans0g0%
Carbs2g1%
Fiber0g0%
Sugars2g0%
Protein33g66%
Cholesterol109mg36%
Sodium1207mg50%
Calcium29mg3%
Magnesium37mg9%
Potassium430mg12%
Iron2mg13%
Zinc4mg24%
Phosphorus286mg41%
Vitamin A26IU1%
Vitamin C0mg1%
Thiamin (B1)0mg6%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg14%
Niacin (B3)7mg33%
Vitamin B61mg33%
Folic Acid (B9)13µg3%
Vitamin B121µg11%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E1mg3%
Vitamin K6µg8%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated5g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated3g0%
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INGREDIENTS

  • 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

Recipe Details