Paprika Recipes

Find ways to use hot, sweet, or smoked paprika in rubs, spice blends, goulash, creole seasoning, and taco seasoning.

Staff Picks

North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 259
This North Carolina pulled pork recipe is delicious, especially when smoked with hickory chips on a charcoal grill. A spicy rub and a zesty vinegar sauce turn this pork into a favorite dish.

New Orleans Jambalaya

Rating: 4.5 stars 59
For when you really have to feed an army!

Memphis Rub

Rating: 4.5 stars 137
This zesty Memphis rub will bring out the best in ribs and other meats. Try it on chicken!

Taqueria Style Tacos - Carne Asada

Rating: 4.5 stars 1268
This is a great recipe for authentic Mexican taqueria style carne asada tacos (beef tacos). These are served on the soft corn tortillas, unlike the American version of tacos.

Cajun Style Blackened Snapper

Rating: 4.5 stars 254
These perfectly spiced pan-fried snapper fillets are super-fast to make.

Cajun Spice Mix

Rating: 5 stars 435
This Cajun spice mix can easily be made at home with common spices from your pantry.

Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 764
Baby back ribs, seasoned with a cumin, chili powder, and paprika spice rub, are slow-cooked on your grill over indirect heat until fall-off-the-bone tender.

Ground Turkey Taco Meat

Rating: 4.5 stars 195
Flavorful seasoned ground turkey that's great in tacos or baked potatoes.

BBQ Spice Rub

Rating: 4.5 stars 137
Easy, versatile, and oh-so delicious! Whip it up in less than 5 minutes.

Turkish Chicken Kebabs

Rating: 5 stars 139
Chef John's chicken kebab recipe uses a spicy yogurt-based marinade.

Dry Rub for Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 646
Flavorful, 5-ingredient dry rub great on a slab of pork ribs or chicken

Chicken Seasoning Blend

Rating: 4.5 stars 185
A DIY chicken rub that's so easy! Just mix these common herbs and spices.

Inspiration and Ideas

Creole Seasoning Blend
Rating: Unrated 498
Use this Creole seasoning to add flavor to rice, meats, soups, and stews.
Oven-Baked Potato Slices
Rating: Unrated 15
Potato slices are seasoned with a flavorful spice blend, drizzled with olive oil, and baked to crispy perfection for a quick and easy side dish.
Chef John's Beef Goulash
Rating: 4.5 stars 492

This Hungarian-style goulash is a thick beef stew that is great served over buttered noodles and garnished with sour cream.