Juniper Berry Brine Recipe

Author: Diane Morgan, Health NOVEMBER 2009

Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 274
Daily Value: 14%
Servings: 44

Low-Carb
Sugar-Conscious
Fat13g20%
Saturated4g19%
Trans0g0%
Carbs3g1%
Fiber0g1%
Sugars3g0%
Protein33g67%
Cholesterol111mg37%
Sodium1351mg56%
Calcium32mg3%
Magnesium38mg9%
Potassium439mg13%
Iron2mg14%
Zinc4mg24%
Vitamin A33IU1%
Vitamin C1mg1%
Thiamin (B1)0mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg15%
Niacin (B3)7mg33%
Vitamin B61mg34%
Folic Acid (B9)14µg3%
Vitamin B121µg11%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E1mg3%
Vitamin K7µg9%
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