Maple-Cider Brined Turkey With Bourbon-Cider Gravy

Maple-Cider Brined Turkey With Bourbon-Cider Gravy
31 Ingredients
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice berries
  • 3/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 6 (2-inch) strips orange rind
  • 2 rosemary sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 gallon cold water
  • 1 (12-pound) fresh or frozen turkey, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 apple, cut into wedges
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 1 sage sprig
  • 1/2 orange, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 onion, cut into wedges
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1 1/4 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
Nutrition
332
17% daily value
28 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

22% 15

Saturated

17% 3

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 6

Polyunsaturated

- 4

Carbs

6% 17

Carbs (net)

- 17

Fiber

4% 1

Sugars

- 12

Sugars, added

- 3

Protein

61% 31

Cholesterol

35% 104

Sodium

43% 1043

Calcium

5% 50

Magnesium

11% 46

Potassium

10% 450

Iron

9% 2

Zinc

24% 3

Phosphorus

38% 268

Vitamin A

5% 42

Vitamin C

5% 4

Thiamin (B1)

9% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

28% 0

Niacin (B3)

68% 11

Vitamin B6

68% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

4% 17

Folate (food)

- 15

Folic acid

- 1

Vitamin B12

70% 2

Vitamin D

3% 0

Vitamin E

2% 0

Vitamin K

9% 11
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