Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
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Total:
72 hr 23 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
72 hr
Cook:
13 min
Yield:
about 1 1/2 pounds
Level:
Easy
Total:
72 hr 23 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
72 hr
Cook:
13 min
Yield:
about 1 1/2 pounds
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

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Combine all of the ingredients except the ice and the pork in a 2-quart nonreactive saucepan, set over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and maintain a simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the ice and stir. Place the pork into a 1-gallon zip top bag and add the cooled pickling liquid. Remove as much air as possible; seal the bag and place in the refrigerator for at least 3 days, turning the bag occasionally. Use within 2 weeks or remove from the pork from the brine and freeze.

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