Combine all ingredients EXCEPT ice and last quart of water in a very large bowl that will hold a gallon of liquid. Stir well. Transfer to a 4 quart saucepan and bring just to a rolling boil. Immediately turn off heat. Return to original bowl and add ice and remaining water. Stir to thoroughly chill.
Place cleaned turkey in large clean garbage bag. Carefully add brine to bag, seal and put in refrigerator. After 6 hours, turn bird over and continue to refrigerate until ready to cook.
I used a large plastic garbage bag. Just make sure that whatever you use is really, really clean.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (3002g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1|
|Calories from Fat: 3 (0%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.3g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.1g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.1g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 56020.7mg||1932 %|
|Potassium 729.2mg||19 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 437.4g||129 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.4g||5 %|
|Sugars, other 436g|
|Protein 1.4g||2 %|
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Calories per serving: 1703
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