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Burger Spice Rub

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"A great spice rub that i got from my CO of my ship of all people!"
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5 m servings 18
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Mix brown sugar, sea salt, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, sage, red pepper flakes, chili powder, and thyme in a bowl until well blended. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 18 calories; 0.2 4.2 0.3 0 530 Full nutrition

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Nice way to perk up your burgers! I cut this down to 5 servings to give it a try. I used smoked paprika vs. regular and added a little more chili powder. Next time I might mix this into the burg...

I made a half recipe for this and instead of using it as a burger rub, I used it as a spice blend for homemade jo-jo potatoes. This spice blend was really quite good. I only made one change and ...

This rub was very easy to prep and took my ordinary turkey burgers to a whole new level! Cooked on my range, the brown sugar caramelized the outside of the patty. Yum!

I think I was expecting something a bit more savory/herby than mexican - the cumin, paprika and red pepper flakes should've tipped me off so my bad for not paying more attention. This recipe wa...

I used this as a rub on portobello mushrooms before roasting them and making mushroom burgers. I sprayed a little olive oil on the mushroom so the rub would adhere. I did swap out the sugar fo...

this was fabulous!!!! want to try on turkey burgers next time.

Very good. Balanced. I’ll probably keep experimenting, but in the meantime I’ll use this over the store bought seasonings.

My 13 year old chose this well rounded "burger spice" as we call it to add to chicken, burgers, or beef roast. We really like it and choosing this recipe gets the kids involved in cooking and ta...