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List of ingredients for American-style brined roast turkey


* 3.8 kg whole turkey [8.5 lb] - see Chef's notes
* 2 tablespoons of (1/2 stick) butter to coat skin of Turkey
* ½ gallon of water
* 2 cups Salt
* ½ cup firmly packed light Brown sugar
* 2 tablespoons of Peppercorns
* 2 gallons of ice water (50% ice)

===Brining===
* In 1/2 gallon of water, combine the Salt and Brown sugar for the Brine and bring to a Boil for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add to 5 gallon bucket.
* Add the remaining ice water.
* Remove neck, and giblets and the Parson's nose from Turkey and put in 5 gallon bucket. If Brine won't cover Turkey add a little more water.
* Put bucket in a cold area for 6 to 24 hours.

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