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Indian Chicken Rub

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"Chicken rub with Indian flavor. Serve with white rice or vegetables."
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16 m servings 13
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Mix paprika, chili powder, curry powder, cumin, garlic powder, turmeric, cardamom, coriander, onion powder, mustard, fennel seeds, garam masala, sage, salt, black pepper, and ginger together in a bowl.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • To use for a roasted chicken, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C); rub a whole chicken with about 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil and 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  • Rub all dry ingredients over the whole chicken; including the inside cavity and under the skin.
  • Cook for 1ΒΌ hours or until the chicken juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 13 calories; 0.5 2.3 0.6 0 9 Full nutrition

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Very good. Highly recommmended. No changes needed. I baked the chicken after using this rub and letting it sit for a bit, but grilling it would be wonderful as well. I did this recipe as a p...

I wish I could do 3.5 stars for this, because I feel it was better than "ok" but I can't say I will make it often. At least not without some changes. Perhaps it was my preparation method. I f...

The mix was average, not great. The turmeric tasted too much, I would recommend putting 1 tsp instead of two. I tried the mix a second time, with 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. It tasted better, but ...

Using it for chicken rub on grill. Works great and adds nice flavor to the meat.

This was delicious! I had to substitute a few things I didn't have in my pantry (no garlic or onion powder, so seasoning salt and no extra salt. no dry mustard so I ground up some mustard seeds)...