Yield 5 Gallons


  • Brew tea from machine
  • 1 Gallon Water
  • 1 Tea bag

After brew add:

  • 1 Cup Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 8 Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Garlic Cloves, smashed
  • 2 Tbl. Mixed Peppercorns
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 1 sprig Sage
  • 4 sprigs Parsley
  • 1 Orange - zest and half
  • 1 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Qt Ice


1. Stick pot under tea machine.

2. Put 2 bag of tea in brew holder and start. Should fill to 1 gallon

3. Combine the rest of the ingredients in stock pot and bring to a simmer.(Must be chilled before use)

4. Wash chicken before you put in the brine.

5. Brine chicken or pork for no less than 6 hours and no more than 12

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