Thanksgiving Poultry Brine

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Clementine Glazed Roast Turkey Breast
Clementine Glazed Roast Turkey Breast(Fry's Food Stores)
By Dawn Baker, Fry’s Food Stores


  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 10 star anise
  • 3 Tbsp. whole peppercorn
  • 2 lemons halved
  • 1 bulb of garlic, cut in half
  • Fresh rosemary and thyme (bundle and tie)
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 gallon water
  • Pot or food-safe bucket that fits in the refrigerator


Boil all ingredients for 1 hour. Cool completely. Submerge 10-12 lb. turkey and brine overnight.

Rinse and dry turkey; smoke or roast.