Poultry Brine

Killer Noms Wild Game Recipes and Techniques


Brining improves flavor, reduces toughness, and adds moisture. Most meats benefit - but lean, tough and dry meats (like game) benefit most of all. For wild


  • 4 lbs Poultry
  • 2 quarts water
  • 4 oz salt - by weight
  • 1/3 cup sugar - or molasses, honey, brown sugar, turbinado.
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 gallon (or larger) Brining tub. - Glass, ceramic or food grade plastic. No metal.


  1. Boil about 1/4 of the water. stir remaining ingredients into hot water until dissolved. Remove from heat and add remaining water, or...
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Poultry Brine

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Steve Jones
Recipe Yields:
4 lbs poultry