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Use this brine to make Andrew Carmellini's ("Urban Italian") Chicken Leg Cacciatore dish.

  • Yield: Makes enough for 1 whole chicken

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, January Winter 2009


  • 3/4 cups coarse salt
  • 3/4 cups sugar


  1. In a large pot, combine salt, sugar, and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and transfer to a nonreactive container. Let cool and refrigerate overnight before using.

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