Savory Chicken Brine

Savory Chicken Brine

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"Brining a chicken with soy sauce makes a juicier and more flavorful chicken. Great for baked, grilled or fried chicken."

Ingredients 5 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 626 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 626 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 28.7 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 61.4 g
  • 123%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 228 mg
  • 76%
  • Sodium:
  • 14333 mg
  • 573%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Remove giblets from chicken cavity, rinse chicken inside and out.
  2. In a large stock pot or container, mix water, sage, celery seed, thyme, salt, sugar and soy sauce to create brine. Stir well until the sugar and salt are dissolved. Place the chicken in the brine, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Remove chicken from the brine and rinse well inside and out. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of seasoned salt. Bake the chicken at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note: The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.
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Reviews 7

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MLYIN
8/6/2013

The brine results some very tender chicken for my dinner.

Jen g
7/23/2014

The chicken was juicy, yes. But there was no discernable flavor imparted by the brine. Full disclosure: I forgot to add the seasoned salt. But if that's the only thing that added flavor, then I'd rather use a different recipe.

sue
7/6/2014

very good recipe. thanks.