Lemon-Rosemary Brine

Preparation info
  • Makes enough brine for a

    2- to 5 pound

    chicken; can easily be doubled
    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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  • 1 liter/1 quart water
  • 50 grams/3 t


This is a traditional 5 percent brine. To make a 10 percent brine, keep the amount of water as is but double the amount of salt to 100 grams (about 6 tablespoons).

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