For turkey and other poultry the injection mixture usually contains broth and melted butter with optional wine bourbon fruit juice maple syrup andor other water-soluble ingredients for additional flavor. Also Ive had some brined turkeys that were just too salty and you wont run the risk of that by injecting.
For turkey and other poultry the injection mixture usually contains broth and melted butter with optional wine bourbon fruit juice maple syrup andor other water-soluble ingredients for additional flavor.
Injectable turkey brine. If you enjoy more flavor in your turkey try injecting it with your favorite marinade. If you use a simple brine of water and. And continue injecting flavor at different angles from the.
In the past Ive only brined turkeys. If you then add a salty rub or injection marinade you can end up with a turkey. Rubs brines and sauces deliver flavor to the surface of the turkey but injecting flavor inside guarantees juiciness throughout the meat.
Injectable Brine for TurkeyChicken. Stir salt and sugar into boiling water until completely. My father loves injectable marinades but they are expensive and hard to find so I went on a search to see what recipes I could find for him.
Inject the syringe into the turkey breast and release a bit of the liquid. Youre going to need an injector obviously. Doing both injection and brining is great for a short brine like 4-8 hours.
I have never had any trouble finding an all natural turkey in any of the supermarkets around here. Brining as you know involves salt so you definitely DO NOT want to use a Butterball or any other turkey injected with a salt solution. If you add aromatics to the brine remember these flavors will affect the turkeys overall taste so choose a rub or injection with similar ingredients.
Avoid coarsely ground spices which will clog the needle. DIRECTIONS You will also need 1 Ice chest just large enough to hold the bird brine and ice not too big bird must be submerged. Using a Turkey Brine.
If this is a once-a-year thing for you then grab an injector from the grocery store for a couple of dollars. I just inject the brine then let it sit in the brine for the period desired. Avoid coarsely ground spices which will clog the needle.
They will suffice to get through one turkey a. Pull the needle out slightly but not completely from the hole. Its a bit time consuming if you have a cheap single point injector like I do.