Basic Brine for Smoking Meat

Do you want to know how to smoke meat? Brining is an easy way to add flavor and moisture into your meat. This recipe will give you a basic brine for smoking meat that will work with poultry, pork, or beef. It’s super simple!
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prep: 10 mins total: 10 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 1 quart


¼ cup packed brown sugar

¼ cup kosher salt

4 cups water


In a medium bowl, combine the salt, sugar and water. Whisk vigorously until all the salt and sugar is dissolved. Then pour this mixture over the meat, poultry, or fish that you are preparing. Soak for several hours, or overnight. (Note: Make certain the meat is fully submerged in the brine, and make more brine as needed to fully cover the meat.)

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 26 calories; protein 0g; carbohydrates 6.7g; fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 2852.1mg.

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