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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4797 g
(Approx. 1 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 600 Calories From Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g 2%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 92480 mg 3853%
Total Carbohydrate 158 g 53%
Dietary Fiber 7 g 28%
Sugars 132 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A 10% Iron 15%
Vitamin C 20% Calcium 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Brine for Yardbird
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Total Time
35 minutes
1  People


Recipe makes 1 Servings

4 Qt water, 1 gallon
1 cup(s) kosher salt, iodized salt
1/2 cup(s) honey
2 Tbsp Tabasco Pepper Sauce, or similar hot sauce preferred
1 medium white onion, roughly chopped
3 bay leaves
2 Tbsp whole black peppercorns
4 cup(s) ice, as needed to cool brine
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In a medium size pot add water, salt, honey, hot sauce, onions, bay leaves, and peppercorns. Bring everything to a simmer.
Once liquid is at a simmer, cook just long enough to dissolve all salt. Remove from heat add ice and allow to cool completely.
Store brine in fridge until ready to use. When brining chicken, allow at least 8 hours in this brine for best results.
Chef's Note: Though this brine is meant for domestic chickens from 2 to 6 pounds, it will also work great on any wild fowl.


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