Diva Q Maple Brine for chicken

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Diva Q Maple Brine for chicken

Post by Diva Q » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:12 pm

8 cups water
3/4 c maple syrup
4 tablespoons Dijon
3/4 c Kosher salt
2 tablespoons peppercorns
1 tablespoon rosemary
1/4 c brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks

Bring all of the above to a rapid boil then simmer for 20 minutes
Cool completely till close to freezing. Then pour brine over chicken pieces. Brine for at least 6 hours if not overnight before smoking.
Remove cinnamon sticks
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