How long to brine a turkey

I started brining my 26 lb turkey last night. So it will remain in the brine for approx 36 hrs before cooking . The brine is 1 cup sugar and slightly less than 1 cup kosher salt per gallon. Is this too long to brine?

  • Posted by: Jumper46
  • November 21, 2012
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Amanda Hesser
Amanda Hesser November 21, 2012

I would take it out after 24 hours and put it on a baking sheet, uncovered, in your fridge so the skin dries out a bit before roasting it.

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