Chicken Breast Brine Recipe

Chicken Breast Brine Recipe

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Brining breaks down protein, allowing meat to retain moisture and absorb flavor for tender, juicy chicken every time!

Why Should You Brine Chicken Breasts?

Brining Recipe Ingredients

Prep ingredients by dissolving salt and sugar in warm water, not boiling. Stir until fully dissolved.

How to Brine Chicken Breasts

Cool salt and sugar brine before adding remaining water and apple cider. Use fully cooled water.

Brine chicken breasts in non-reactive pot/container by pouring brine and adding garlic, thyme, bay leaves, peppercorns, pepper flakes, orange and lemon slices.

Chill covered in fridge for 45-60 mins (not over 1 hr). Then remove chicken from brine and pat dry with paper towels before cooking.

Brush with melted butter, season, and grill. Enjoy!!!