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    This delicious cider-brined turkey recipe from Emeril is sure to be a Thanksgiving hit. Try it with his Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes and Creamed Mustard Greens.

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups Wood's Cider Mill Boiled Cider
    • 4 cups hard cider
    • 8 cups fresh apple cider
    • 2 cups coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
    • 1/2 cup dark-brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    • 1 tablespoon whole allspice
    • 4 cinnamon sticks
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
    • 4 sprigs fresh oregano
    • 2 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 gallon ice water
    • 1 whole (10-to-12-pound) turkey, fresh or frozen (defrosted)
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 2 apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 rib celery, coarsely chopped
    • 1 sweet onion, coarsely chopped
    • 1 1/2 to 3 cups low-sodium store-bought chicken stock or broth, for basting

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1919 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 34.9%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 34.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.78%
    • Sodium: 15448 mg 643.68%
    • Calcium: 265 mg 26.55%
    • Potassium: 1200 mg 34.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 52.62%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 387 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 85 g 341.82%
    • Sugar: 50 g
    • Protein: 42 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.98%
    • Vitamin C 6.61%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch22
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total16 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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