Question about brining.....

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Acre of Blessings, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Do you actually have to soak the birds in the fridge overnight or can you just butcher, wash well and then vacuum pack?

    I only have one fridge and I have 34 broilers that will all be done on the same day. I have no room for all the birds in the fridge.

    So my ? is..... to brine or not to brine?
  2. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    I would brine in a cooler with bags of ice.
  3. Recon

    Recon Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 12, 2008
    I put mine in the freezer with the intention of brining after thawing but before cooking or smoking. Did one so far and it was scrumptious.

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