🍊 Citrus brined turkey & gravy 🦃
Brineeeee child brineeeee. I do not care for those who dry brine or moist brine this hen must be brined or it will likely be DRY. Brining helps to maintain the meat moist and boosts its flavour. The butter and baste solely will get you thus far and if you do each I promise you will get essentially the most scrumptious turkey ever.
“This was the very best turkey I’ve ever tasted!” – wilp90
“Good. As a result of we’re having turkey leftovers for the following 6 meals 😂”
📣 Keep tuned. I am going to submit a turkey leftover collection nearer to the vacations 🎄
What you will want:
1 stick butter
🧂 Brine: 1.5 cups of salt, Three cups of sugar, 1 crimson onion chopped, 12 garlic smashed, Four tbsp black peppercorn, Four sprigs rosemary, 10 sprigs thyme, 5 bay leaves, peel of 1 orange, 10L water
🍳 Pan: 1 onion chopped, Three celery chopped, 1 massive carrot chopped, handful of thyme, Eight garlic, 2 cups hen broth, 1 cup water
🥣 Gravy: Four tbsp butter, 1/Three cup flour, 1 lemon wedge, drippings from pan
1. Combine collectively all brine substances in a big container that’ll slot in your fridge and submerge your turkey in there for an hour / lb. As a result of it is a extra diluted brine you possibly can hold it in there longer.
2. Take away your turkey 1 hr earlier than cooking and soak in contemporary water for 20 minutes and pat dry.
3. Layer you pan with the pan substances and shove some up your turkey 🍑.
4. Use your hand to loosen the pores and skin on the breasts and shove just a few items of butter beneath.
5. Roast turkey at 350F for 13minutes / lb retaining it lined in foil for half the cook dinner time.
6. Take away foil and rub butter everywhere in the pores and skin and baste with drippings. Repeat each 30 minutes till your cook dinner is finished.
7. In a small pan, soften butter and whisk in flour slowly earlier than incorporating pan drippings.
8. Reduce the fats with lemon juice and season with s+p.