Brine for Whole Chicken

4-6
Servings
2m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
2m
Ready In


"I use this brine for roasted or smoked chicken, it turns out so moist and delicious!"

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (411.9 g)
  • Calories 203.3
  • Total Fat - 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 272.2 mg
  • Sodium - 14234.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 25 g
  • Protein - 20 g
  • Calcium - 28.6 mg
  • Iron - 3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, while stirring until sugar and salt is dissolved.

Step 3

Allow to cool completely.

Step 4

Pour in a large re-sealable plastic bag, add whole chicken and allow to marinate, refrigerated, for 24 hours.

Step 5

Remove from marinade, rinse chicken in cold water and pat dry.

Step 6

The chicken is ready to cook in your desired method.

Step 7

Enjoy!

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