Rosemary and sage brine for pork, turkey or chicken

Makes 3 litres of brine
15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3l water
  • 300g of table salt
  • 150g of sugar
  • 50ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 sprigs of sage
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 garlic cloves, bashed

Method

1
Place the salt, sugar, vinegar, spices and herbs in a pan with 1l of water and bring to the boil
2
Stir to dissolve the salt and sugar then take off the heat and add the other 2l of water. Ensure the brine is completely cold before using