Insta Cure No. 1, a basic cure used to cure all meats that require cooking, brining, smoking, or canning. This includes poultry, fish, ham, bacon, luncheon meats, corned beef, pates and other products too numerous to mention. Formerly Prague Powder #1. Insta Cure #1 contains salt and sodium nitrite (6.25%).
Use 1 level teaspoon per 5 lbs. ground meat. 1 lb. of Insta Cure will process approximately 480 lbs. of meat.
For a Basic Bacon/Ham Brine (without additional ingredients for flavor):
1 gallon water
4 oz (1/2 cup) InstaCure#1
1 lb 5 oz (1 3/4 cup) Salt
1.5 oz (2 1/4 Tbsp) Sugar