Stir water, apple cider, brown sugar, orange slices, salt, celery, rosemary, garlic, bay leaves, and thyme together in a stock pot; bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes. Cool brine completely before using to brine turkey.
Tips & Tricks
Out of This World Turkey Brine
Brining your turkey preps it perfectly for smoking or roasting.
This brine infuses your bird with flavor and makes it moist.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.