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Enhanced turkey question

So my local supermarket had turkeys on sale for 99 cents/pound. I got one but the only problem is that it was enhanced with an 8% solution for moisture and tenderness. I wanted to brine it for enhanced flavor deep inside the meat but didn't know how to go about it as it already has the salt solution in it. Any suggestions?


  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,356
    edited August 2013
    I dont usually brine an enhanced bird, but know others do for adding flavor without a problem.  There was a big discussion last Thanksgiving about this.
    here is a link, scroll down to jfm and nolas posts
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • RRPRRP Posts: 16,801
    I have brined many enhanced turkeys without a problem and with great results. Seems like the only people who complain are the ones very sensitive to salt, but we have never noticed that!
    Dunlap, IL
  • rholtrholt Posts: 375
    Thanks for the responses. I did find a brine with half the amount of salt to compensate for the factory inject. I just want to get flavor in there and don't care about moisture as I feel the egg and the factory inject will take care of moisture.
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