- 3/4 cup Morton’s Kosher Salt
- 1/4 + 2tbsp cup Sugar
- 12 cups (96oz) Water
Mix ingredients in a large pot and warm, stirring until salt dissolves. It does not have to boil, but it gets close. The water starts off cloudy but gets more clear as the salt dissolves. This can be made in advance and held indefinitely.
- Pork Tenderloin: 4 hrs.
- Pork Chops (thin, “breakfast” chops): 2hrs.
- Pork Chops (thick cut): 4hrs.
- Whole Chicken: 24 hrs. (Use a 2.5 gallon Hefty brand bag and set inside a mixing bowl)