Curry & Heat Brining Spices
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Make your protein tender and juicy with this easy DIY brining spices recipe. This flavor combination is terrific for tofu or chicken.


YIELD
About 2 Tbsp. brining spices for up to 2 quarts of brine

TIME
Active Prep: 5 min
Cook: 5 min

INGREDIENTS

NOTES


DIRECTIONS

This recipe yields about 2 Tbsp. brining spices to flavor up to 2 quarts of brine. For 2 quarts of brine, place all ingredients in a small saute pan and toast over medium heat until aromatic, 3 to 4 min., stirring constantly. Add toasted spices to 1½ cups (of your 2 quarts) of your brining liquid, along with 1/2 cup salt and 1/4 cup sugar. . Bring to a boil for 1 to 2 min. Let the boiled, spiced brine cool completely before adding it back to the remaining brining liquid. Tip: You can speed up the cooling process by adding ice cubes.



SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Try replacing a quarter or less of the liquid for the brine with one or a combination of the following: apple cider, buttermilk, Savory’s Mango Hot Sauce, coconut milk, lime juice, orange juice, liquid tamarind paste concentrate, and tomato juice.

Seasonings this brine would pair well with: Garam Masala, Vindaloo, and Tandoori Seasoning.

THANKS TO
Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

NUTRITION
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian



ITEMS IN THIS RECIPE

24
0.90oz Bag  
Net 0.90oz
$7.95

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