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Chipotle Root Beer Brine

Created by Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois
Recipe uses Chipotle Sauce
Chipotle Sauce
5 cups of brine
Chipotle Root Beer Brine
Chipotle Root Beer Brine


4 cups root beer
1/2 cup black pepper
6 tablespoons Kosher salt
2 tablespoons thyme, with stems
5 bay leaves


Mix all ingredients together.

Brine a Smithfield Pork Shoulder Roast overnight for 24 hours. At the 12 hour mark, flip so that other side is submerged. Cook as desired.

***Brine can be used on a variety of meats such as chicken, pork, beef or lamb.

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Chipotle Sauce

A smoky, flavorful sauce. Pairs well with any BBQ dish.

Chipotle Sauce