Asian Brined Turkey – Non Traditional Holiday Recipe w/ Holiday Feast Club!

Chef Diane kicks off Holiday Feast Club with her non-traditional turkey recipe. Diane puts an Asian twist on this American holiday classic, with a ginger garlic brine, spiked with star anise, five spice, and plenty of brown sugar. Diane brines her turkey for 24 hours, for the juiciest, tastiest bird possible.

Holiday Feast Club is a collective of YouTube foodies coming together to offer up their non-traditional holiday recipes. Feast Club is about international flavor, personal flair, and those generations-old family recipes we all love to share. Whether it’s a twist on a classic or a new culinary creation, each cook brings something unique to the table. Hope you’re hungry, and Happy Holidays!

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Feast Club contributors are:
Chef Diane DiMeo Asian Brined Turkey
Cook With April makes Hot Pumpkin Cider
Caribbean Pot with Ginger Beer
I Heart Recipes whips up Waffle Fried Chicken
Noreen’s Kitchen makes her family’s German Spaetzle
Dede’s Mediterranean Kitchen (DedeMed) with Mediterranean Rice

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adina r. thomas says:

very good and useful detailed teaching for excellent cooking and health-wise

MegaTheKittyKat says:

Lovely! April sent me here 😀 This looks wonderful! Lots of love! <3

Southern Coastal Cooking ™ says:

Great looking bird! allot of people don’t understand how much better a brined bird taste and with your brine I really like the Asian twist. Also I really like how you suggested videos from other peoples channels great way for us all to work together 

Howard Johnson says:

There is NO QUESTION that you are an attractive woman, and I like attractive womens, but I’d much rather see you fully dressed as you present your cooking vids as you have here.

Thank you

FitAngie says:

Oh wow that turkey is so crisp and golden. Love the Asian spin to it. Fantastic, thank you

dianedimeo says:

I had such a great time doing this amazing collaboration! Thanks so much to +CookWithApril +Noreens Kitchen +DedeMed +caribbeanpot +I Heart Recipes Can’t wait to do it again! 

lia smith says:

my gurl “rosie” brought me here:-)…that turkey looks good..can this recipe be done with chicken as well?

Mariela Morales says:

like if april brought you here

Sheng Lee says:

My turkey is in the oven! The smell is so amazing. It’s browning out as I speak. Hmmm. Thanks for such a recipe!

MsMickeyL says:

April sent me here. . Just subscribed!

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