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Rustic Chicken Rub

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"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
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 18.5 1.4 0 9 Full nutrition

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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!

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

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...