Basic Chicken Brine

Simple but effective! This recipe is perfect for a pack of 3 yardbirds from Costco.

Number of Servings: 
Prep Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Hours

3 Gallons Ice Cold Water
6 cloves Garlic, crushed
12 Cardamom Seeds, whole
3 TBSP Whole Peppercorns
1.5 Cups Kosher Salt
3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
3 TBSP Savoury


Mix it all up
Submerge the birds
Set them overnight in the fridge
Next day, rinse them off and pat dry
Cook as you wish.


I use Newfoundland aint your regular savoury, though I suppose that would suffice
I use the awesome Briner Bucket from Capital Appliance and BBQs in Ottawa:

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