Grilled Rotisserie Turkey
Turkey Brine -Adapted from The Pioneer Woman Turkey Brine Recipe Blog
  • 2 Gallons of Water
  • 4 cups of apple cider
  • 1½ cups kosher salt (or iodized salt)
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 5 cloves fresh chopped garlic
  • 5-7 whole bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 3 large orange peels in large pieces ( I sliced my right off the orange with a knife)
  • 1 lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons of pepper corns
  • 6 tablespoons fresh rosemary (or about 6-9 stripped sprigs)
  1. In a large stock pot pour in 1 gallon of water and add all the other ingredients. Bring to a boil and turn off stove.
  2. Let cool completely.
  3. I prepare my brine the night before to give it plenty of time to cool down.
  4. You can put pot in the fridge
  5. overnight.
  6. Mine was just fine sitting on the stove.
  7. You will want to give yourself at least 24-36 hours of brine time.
  8. Please refer to picture tutorial for further instructions.
Recipe by The Kitchen Prescription at