Brined and Barbecued Turkey

Brined and Barbecued Turkey
Photo by Patrick Decker

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • 2 bunches fresh sage
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • large (at least 8-gallon) cooler
  • gas or charcoal grill fitted with thermometer
  • 1 14- to 16-pound) turkey, any feathers or quills removed with tweezers or needlenose pliers and neck and giblets removed and discarded
  • ½ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • + 17 more ingredients
    • 2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds
    • 2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns
    • 4 fresh or dried bay leaves
    • 4 leeks
    • 6 medium carrots
    • 2 large onions
    • ½ teaspoon fennel seeds
    • large heavy-duty garbage bag
    • 25 stalks celery
    • 1 ½ cups sugar
    • instant-read thermometer.
    • 1 bunch fresh parsley
    • 2 bunches fresh thyme
    • bulb baster
    • kitchen string
    • large disposable roasting pan
    • 4 whole star anise

In heavy large stockpot over high heat, bring 2 gallons water to boil. Stir in salt and sugar until completely dissolved. Remove from heat and add carrots, onions, celery, leeks, bay leaves, peppercorns, coriander seeds, red pepper flakes, fennel seeds, star anise, thyme, sage, and parsley. Cover...

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