Ryan’s Brine Turkey


14-20 lb turkey, thawed and ready to season
Smokin Brothers Butt the Kitchen Sink
2 Tbl olive oil
Mortons Tender Quick
1 bag brown sugar
1 bottle pure maple syrup
2 gallons apple juice

1. Mix 1/2 Cup of Mortons Tender Quick per finished gallon of brine, brown sugar, pure maple syrup with apple juice in large
container big enough to fully immerse the turkey in the liquid brine.
2. Put the thawed turkey cavity side up in the container, pour brine mixture in the turkey cavity
first overflowing and covering the entire turkey
3. Refrigerate for 2-4 days, longer in the fridge sweeter the taste
4. Take turkey out of brine, drain, place on tray
5. Rub turkey with olive oil and shake desired amount of Smokin Brothers Plus the Kitchen
Sink on inside and outside of turkey
6. Let stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before placing on grill
7. Start Smokin Brothers Wood Pellet Grill as you normally do, check pellet supply
8. Turn grill to 180F
9. Smoke turkey for 1 hour
10. Turn grill to 250F for remainder of cooking time until internal temperature reaches 160 F
11. Remove turkey from grill, wrap in aluminum foil, return to grill until internal temperature
reaches 170 F
12. Remove turkey from grill, double wrap adding another layer of foil
13. Let rest for 30 minutes wrapped in foil, standing time allows the turkey to retain moisture
and slice beautifully
14. Slice and serve

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