Chicken Dry Rubs
Stashed under the skin or on top, a chicken dry rub builds spicy flavor into everything from wings to thighs to the whole rotisserie bird. From lemon-herb to garlic-rosemary to Cajun, these easy chicken dry rub recipes help spice up chicken for sandwiches, salads, and casseroles.
Rub this fresh rosemary, sage, and thyme combo onto chicken and fish before cooking for an amazing flavor blend.
Ground pepper and spices give this rub a Caribbean kick. Use it on chicken before grilling.
This 5-spice salt blend is a great way to quickly season beef, pork, or lamb.
Mix up this seasoning blend and use it on beef, poultry, or even to top popcorn.
The caraway-and-pepper rub brings out the tenderness and juiciness of the whole chicken.
Give these zesty chicken thighs a head start by partially cooking them in the microwave. Then finish them on the grill with the onion-stuffed potatoes.
A trio of spices--curry powder, ginger, and cumin--proovide an exotic flavor to chicken. Because the vivid colors of fresh spices may stain your fingers, consider wearing plastic gloves before working with this rub.
Make this chili pepper blend and give as a gift to friends who like a little spice in their meals.
Turn these appetizer tacos into main-dish tacos by substituting 12 regular size taco shells for the mini shells.
Warm spices like ginger and allspice team up with zesty citrus peel for a flavor-packed dry rub for this chicken dinner.
A slight anise flavor from the fennel seeds stands out in this spice combination. Try it on chicken.
Several spices, including cinnamon, cumin, and cloves, create an exotic flavor-packed rub to heighten the flavor of grilled chicken, turkey, or pork.
Before grilling, apply this sweet-and-spicy seasoning on pork ribs, dark meat portions of chicken and turkey, or boneless duck breast. Grill over indirect heat.
This Mexican dinner is ideal for mixing and matching. The chicken would taste fabulous sliced and served inside fajitas, while the pilaf would be a perfect partner for grilled steak or shrimp.
Make this meat rub recipe to keep on hand for summer cookouts, or mix up a batch to share as hostess gifts. Use only fresh spices in the mix; spices lose flavor after about 1 year.