Ming Tsai's Turkey Brine

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 4:00 PM, November 17, 2008

Aired November 17, 2008

Serves 10 gallons
5 gallons water
10 cups salt (eyeball it)
10 cups sugar (eyeball it)
the solution should taste like sweet seawater

Stir to dissolve the salt and sugar then submerge the turkey in the solution. Fill the cooler with frozen, nontoxic gel packs or ice packs made from bottles and zipper lock bags of ice. Soak the turkey up to 24 hours or overnight.