Skip to Content

Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe

This Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe utilizes a blend of lukewarm water, cold water, sea salt, sugar, herbs, and spices for a flavorful brine. With a total time of 12 hours and servings for 12, it guarantees a succulent turkey.

Try More Gordon Ramsay Recipes:

Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe
Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe

💗 Why This Recipe Will Leave You Wanting More:

  • Enhanced Flavor: Infuses herbs and spices for a rich, aromatic taste.Juicy
  • Texture: Ensures a moist and tender turkey.
  • Easy Preparation: Simple steps for impressive results.
  • Versatile: Adaptable for various turkey sizes.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay’s Turkey Brine Recipe is a flavorful blend of water, salt, sugar, herbs, and spices. This mixture infuses the turkey with enhanced taste and moisture, ensuring a juicy and tender texture.

Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe
Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe

🌿 Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Ingredients

  • 16 cups lukewarm water, plus 8 cups cold water
  • 1 cup fine sea salt , or 1 1/2 cups kosher salt*
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp whole peppercorns, coarsely crushed
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 2 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh rosemary, or 1 Tbsp dried rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh thyme, or 2 tsp dried thyme

🥣 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine

  1. Combine the brine ingredients and 1 gallon of water in a large container.
  2. Stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  3. Add the turkey and enough cold water to fully submerge it.
  4. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
  5. Remove the turkey from the brine, rinse it carefully, and dry it all over.
  6. For crispy skin, let it sit uncovered in the refrigerator for 8-12 hours before cooking.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Use correct salt measurements to avoid over-salting the brine solution.
  • Ensure herbs and spices are fresh for optimal flavor infusion.
  • Adjust brine time based on turkey size for consistent seasoning.
  • Maintain a proper brine-to-turkey ratio to prevent dilution.
  • Monitor brine temperature to prevent bacteria growth during soaking.
Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe
Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe

🥗 What To Serve With Turkey Brine?

Serve the brined turkey with classic sides like roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and a fresh green salad for a well-rounded and traditional holiday feast.

🎚 How To Store Leftovers Turkey Brine?

  • In The Fridge. Store Leftovers Turkey Brine in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 24 hours.
  • In The Freezer. To freeze Leftovers Turkey Brineportion and store in airtight freezer bags for up to three months.

🥵 How To Reheat Leftovers Turkey Brine?

  • In The Oven: Place sliced Leftovers Turkey Brine in an oven-safe dish, cover with foil, reheat at 325°F for 10-15 mins.
  • In The Microwave: Wrap Leftovers Turkey Brine slices in damp paper towels, heat in intervals, flipping.

FAQs

Is It Necessary To Use Fresh Herbs Or Will Dried Herbs Work In The Brine?

Fresh or dried herbs both work in the brine use half the amount of dried herbs if substituting for fresh to maintain flavor.

How Can I Prevent The Turkey From Becoming Too Salty When Brining?

Reduce salt or brine time ensure the correct salt-to-water ratio taste the brine before using.

How Can I Tell If The Turkey Is Over-brined?

Over-brining signs overly salty taste, mushy texture test brining time with a smaller piece before the whole turkey.

Will The Brine Work Well For Turkeys Cooked In A Slow Cooker Or Instant Pot?

Brined turkeys can be cooked in slow cookers or Instant Pots, but adjust seasonings as they might intensify during cooking.

Try More Gordon Ramsay Recipes:

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 45
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 4000mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Protein: 0g

Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 40 minutesRest time:12 hours Total time:12 hours 5 minutesServings:12 servingsCalories:45 kcal Best Season:Spring

Description

This Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe utilizes a blend of lukewarm water, cold water, sea salt, sugar, herbs, and spices for a flavorful brine. With a total time of 12 hours and servings for 12, it guarantees a succulent turkey.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine the brine ingredients and 1 gallon of water in a large container.
  2. Stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  3. Add the turkey and enough cold water to fully submerge it.
  4. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
  5. Remove the turkey from the brine, rinse it carefully, and dry it all over.
  6. For crispy skin, let it sit uncovered in the refrigerator for 8-12 hours before cooking.

Notes


  • Use correct salt measurements to avoid over-salting the brine solution.
    Ensure herbs and spices are fresh for optimal flavor infusion.
    Adjust brine time based on turkey size for consistent seasoning.
    Maintain a proper brine-to-turkey ratio to prevent dilution.
    Monitor brine temperature to prevent bacteria growth during soaking.
Keywords:Gordon Ramsay Turkey Brine Recipe