my first brine

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by thathdbandit, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. thathdbandit

    thathdbandit Newbie

    UK
    smoking my first bird tommorow, so i thought id try brining for the first time.

    here are some pictures, apologies for quality, taken on my ipod

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    the mighty beast

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    im using half a cup of each as im using about 3.5 litres of water

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    mix em up

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    using a slow cooker pot for the bird, brine solution mixed with the water and poured over
     

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    and now the waiting game, im going for 12 hours.

    tommorow ill add some more pics of my next stages of the bird prep :)
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks good so far!
     
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  4. thathdbandit

    thathdbandit Newbie

    UK
    i spatchcocked the chicken in the end, added the memphis rub and ended up having to cook it the oven as i had an epic fail with my smoker, still the bird was very succulent and tasted good,sorry forget to take photos of the next stages but i was having a smoker F*** up :(
     
  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

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