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.
Whole Turkeys: 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.
|Turkey (store bought)
|Oven: Place turkey in roasting pan with rack. Bake uncovered, 325° for 3 hours or until thermometer registers 180°.
Smoker: For a whole turkey, place turkey in a foil roasting pan. Smoke at 275° for 8 hours or until thermometer registers 180°. For turkey breast, place directly on rack in smoker, until thermometer registers 170°.