Prep Time

Prep Time

24 hrs

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Total Time

48 hrs

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Calories per serving


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Ingredients (8)
  • 3 cans (46 oz. each) DOLE® Pineapple Juice
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup kosher salt
  • 4 to 6 whole dried bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 10 to 12 lb. whole turkey
  1. Stir together pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, salt, bay leaves, garlic powder and pepper in large pot until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Rinse turkey and pat dry.  Remove neck and giblets from turkey.  Place in pineapple brine and turn to coat.  Cover; refrigerate 24 to 48 hours, turning turkey occasionally.   Remove turkey from brine.  Rinse and pat dry.
  3. Place turkey on roasting rack in aluminum foil-lined roasting pan.  Bake at 325°F. 15 to 20 minutes per pound or until meat thermometer reaches 165°F.  If turkey is browning too much, cover lightly with aluminum foil.
  4. Remove from oven, cover loosely with aluminum foil and let set 15 minutes before carving.