• 51 Ratings

This recipe makes enough for 1 whole chicken, cut into parts, or six 1-inch-thick bone-in pork chops.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water, salt, and honey to a simmer in a medium-size saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until salt dissolves. Let cool completely.

  • Place chicken or pork in a bowl, and pour cooled brine over top. Refrigerate, covered, for 2 to 3 hours. Remove meat from brine, rinse under cold water, and pat dry with a paper towel. Season with pepper before grilling.


51 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 1