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Could you clarify that dry brining a frozen Butterball turkey should take place for the last 24 hours only?

I have a frozen Butterball injected with a saline solution. I don't want it to be too salty.

asked by Anita Orsino 6 months ago
4 answers 200 views
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Susan W

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added 6 months ago

I don't think you should dry brine a turkey that has already been injected with a saline solution. It has, essentially, already been brined.

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added 6 months ago

My instinct is to agree with Susan W and it seems like I read that somewhere - however when I looked at the comments about the Judy bird on the Food 52 site Frank seems to be the expert and he says you can do it.
Good luck

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added 6 months ago

My instinct is to agree with Susan W and it seems like I read that somewhere - however when I looked at the comments about the Judy bird on the Food 52 site Frank seems to be the expert and he says you can do it.
Good luck

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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added 6 months ago

It's Serious Eats and I thought Russ Parsons that says not to brine a kosher or injected bird, but maybe Frank is on to something.

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