Apple Cider Turkey Brine Recipe

This Apple Cider Turkey Brine with Litehouse Honeycrisp Apple Cider will add a burst of flavor to your Thanksgiving turkey.


  • 6 cups Litehouse Honeycrisp Apple Cider
  • 2 gallons Cold Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Litehouse Oregano
  • 3 Tablespoons Litehouse Thyme
  • 3 Tablespoons Litehouse Garlic
  • 1 cup Kosher Salt
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Peppercorns
  • 1 Orange (quartered)
  • 1 Lemon (quartered)


  1. In a large pot, combine Apple Cider, water, oregano, thyme, garlic and peppercorns. Slowly stir in salt and sugar until dissolved.
  2. Bring to a boil. Once the mixture is boiling, remove from heat and let it cool off.
  3. Pour into a large brining bag and add uncooked turkey, orange and lemon. Put in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  4. Remove turkey from brine and rinse off with cold water. Pat dry and cook turkey according to instructions. We love this Roasted Herb Turkey Recipe.
  5. Enjoy!

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