Herb Roasted Turkey Recipe
5 Quarts Water 1 Cup Sugar
1 Whole Turkey (12-15 lbs) ½ Cup Unsalted Butter
1 Large Tin Poultry Rub (reserve ¼ cup to mix with butter)
*In medium saucepan, heat 1 quart water to boiling. Remove from heat, stir in sugar and Poultry rub until sugar and salt in the rub have dissolved. Transfer to a large pot, add remaining water and cool completely.
*Lower turkey into the brine. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. Drain turkey and pat dry with paper towels.
*Combine butter and reserved ¼ cup of Poultry rub. Rub butter mixture under skin of breasts and legs and on outside of skin.
* Roast turkey according to package directions.