1 package prepares 8–10 pounds of meat
2 packages prepare up to 20 pounds of meat
Dissolve 1 entire package of Wild Sky Seasonings injection brine mix with 3 quarts of water.
Inject brine into both sides of breasts, thighs, drumsticks. Inject generously.
After injection, place meat into clean non-metallic container. Three-gallon plastic buckets work well. Use a five-gallon bucket for whole turkeys. Pour remainder of brine into bucket with meat and add water if necessary to cover meat entirely. Refrigerate at least 8 hours, up to 24-32 hours. Stir occasionally. Remove meat and drain, discard remaining brine.
Cook meat according to your smoker directions or bake as directed below.
8 – 10 pounds
|Oven: Place chicken in roasting pan with rack. Add 1/2 cup water to the bottom of pan to prevent burning. Bake uncovered, 350° for 2 hours or until thermometer registers 180°.
Smoker: Place chicken on rack in smoker. Smoke chicken at 275° for 4 hours or until thermometer registers 180°.
Always cook meats to food safe temperatures. Never consume uncooked meat.