Submitted By: toticalguy
Brine for Baked or Fried Chicken
I've used this for both baked and fried chicken and the chicken was moist and juicy. Try to make sure ...
I've used this for both baked and fried chicken and the chicken was moist and juicy. Try to make sure the all the chicken pieces are completely covered.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
- 3 cups buttermilk
- 1/2 juice from a lemon
- 1 tbsp hot sauce
- 1/2 medium onion sliced
- 5 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 5 cloves of garlic, smashed
- 8 pieces of chicken(4 thighs, 4 legs)
- 1. In a bowl combine buttermilk, hot sauce, garlic, thyme, lemon juice and black pepper. Mix together and then add a few pieces of onion. Add chicken and more onion. Try to make sure chicken is covered as much as possible.
- 2. Refrigerate for 2 to 10 hrs.
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