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Rustic Chicken Rub

Alexander the chef Scott

"Great to make into a marinade; scoop out desired amount of rub and whisk with olive oil. Marinate chicken for 1 hour in the fridge and remove from fridge 15 minutes before cooking. This process allows for even cooking."
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10 m servings 76 cals
Original recipe yields 25 servings

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  1. Blend brown sugar, cilantro, tarragon, salt, basil, onion powder, garlic powder, dried lemon zest, parsley, black pepper, and paprika together in a food processor until well-combined. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 76 calories; 0.3 g fat; 18.5 g carbohydrates; 1.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 2242 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This flavorful rub went well on a rotisserie chicken. The lemon zest is a welcomed addition to the other spices.

I used this on fish and it was delicious! The only thing I didn't add was the onion powder because I had none, yet it didn't do anything to the flavor. A keeper!

I only made about 1/3 of this recipe, mixed with olive oil and rubbed on my fresh chickens - then smoked them for 4 hours. YUM! Everyone raved about the meat! This is my 2nd time using and I wil...