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Yield: Makes 16 to 24 servings
16-24 pound turkey
2 gallons cold water
10 ounces Kikkoman® Soy Sauce*
1/2 cup kosher salt
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons dried sage
2 tablespoons dried celery seed
1 tablespoon dried thyme
*May substitute Gluten Free Soy Sauce
- Remove giblets and turkey neck; rinse turkey inside and out.
- In a large stock pot or 5 gallon container, mix water with remaining brining ingredients. Stir well until all salt dissolves.
- Place turkey in the pot, cover with a lid and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours or overnight.
- Remove turkey from brine, rinsing well. Follow your regular cooking instructions.