Tuesday, April 27, 2010

All-Purpose Dry Rub

Barbecue season is around the corner!  When I throw a barbecue party, I often serve braised barbecue ribs and chicken with a homemade dry rub.  I spend hours and hours preparing the rib, but the quick and easy rubbed chicken always seem to be more popular.

This is an all-purpose rub perfect for grilling, sauteing, and even roasting.  You just need to rub it on your choice of protein such as chicken, pork, salmon and shrimp and cook it with a little bit of oil.  Sometimes I substitute red chili powder with chipotle powder for a smokey flavor.  This rub is certainly a staple in my pantry.

Grilled Chicken with Rub

All-Purpose Dry RubPrint Recipe

1 Tbspsalt
2 tspcoarse ground black pepper
2 tsp paprika
1 tsporegano
1 tspgarlic powder
1/2 tspcumin powder
1/2 tspcoriander powder
1/2 tspred chili powder

  1. Put all ingredients into a small jar, close and shake it well.  Rub onto your choice of meat 5 to 10 minutes before cooking.