Everyone wants a juicier turkey. This easy-to-follow brining method goes one step further with the addition of freshly cut herbs and spices. Think of Savory Turkey Brine as a whole-bird marinade!
gallons ice cold water
cups kosher salt
cup brown sugar
springs fresh thyme leaves
sprigs fresh rosemary
sprigs fresh sage
dried bay leaves
(12 to 18-pound) JENNIE-O® All Natural* Fresh Whole Turkey, thawed, giblets and neck removed
NOTE: Do not brine a turkey if the turkey has been enhanced with a solution.
In large enough to hold the turkey, mix ice cold water and remaining ingredients, stirring to dissolve salt.
Submerge the turkey in brine solution. Cover and refrigerate 6 to 8 hours.
Remove the turkey from brine. Pat skin and cavities dry.
Roast turkey according to package.