For the turkey brine you recommend smoked paprika and orange zest to be added in with the salt mixture, approx. how much paprika and orange?

  • Posted by: D'Lacie
  • November 27, 2011
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beyondcelery November 30, 2011
I used paprika and orange with my turkey and it turned out wonderful for a 10lb turkey with 2Tbls salt, 2 tsp smoked paprika, and 1 tsp orange zest. Very lightly flavored, but there nonetheless.
 
Kristen M. November 30, 2011
Hi D'Lacie -- sorry we missed this question! Here's Russ Parsons' original recipe: it calls for 2 tsp. orange zest & a tablespoon of smoked paprika, along with a few other spices, for 1/4 cup of kosher salt: http://www.latimes.com/features/food/thanksgiving/la-fo-calcookrec18b-2009nov18,0,5899508.story
 
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