Brined Turkey Breast

Aired November 17, 2011

Serves HASH(0x4236c50)
1 gallon cold water
1/4 cup kosher salt
1/2 cup sugar
1 head garlic, cloves crushed and peeled
4 sprigs rosemary
10 sprigs thyme
1 large onion, roughly chopped
2 lemons, sliced
2 teaspoons peppercorns
A handful parsley
1 5-pound boneless, skin-on turkey breast

Mix together the water, salt, sugar, garlic, rosemary, thyme, onion, lemon, peppercorns and parsley in a food safe container or 2 gallon bag. Place turkey in brine for up to 12 hours.

Preheat oven to 350F.

Rinse brine from turkey breast. Place in oven for 45-55 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 155F. Let rest for 15- 20 minutes before slicing and serving.

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