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Broth Based Turkey Brine
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
12 hrs
Total Time
12 hrs 15 mins
A super flavorful and easy Turkey Brine
Course: Turkey Brine
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Rex
  • 128 oz Chicken Broth - 4 - 32oz Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tbs Marjoram dried
  • 1 tbs Thyme dried
  • 1 tbs Rosemary dried
  • 1 tbs Sage dried
  1. In a large pot, bowl or bucket, add four 32oz containers of chicken broth.
  2. Add 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup kosher salt and 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce. Stir until dissolved.
  3. Next, add 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, 1 tablespoon dried thyme, 1 tablespoon dried sage and 1 tablespoon dried marjoram. Stir until the herbs are dispersed.
  4. Finally, add 8 cups of cold water.
  5. In a large bucket or pot lined with a cooking bag, place the turkey legs up.
  6. Pour the brine over the turkey and brine for 12 to 24 hours. Make sure to keep the brining turkey in a refrigerator.
  7. When ready to cook, remove the turkey and drain. Pat the turkey dry and cook according to your favorite method.