4 Flavor Booster Rubs for Chicken, Pork, or Fish

Happy Grill season here are some flavor boosters to bathe your chicken in before tossing them on your Barbie.
Rubs for Chicken, Pork, or Fish Fillets

1. Southwestern RubSouthwestern Rub

Combine 1 teaspoon ground cumin,
1 teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika,
½ teaspoon garlic powder,
½ teaspoon chipotle chile powder,
¼ teaspoon salt,
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon in a small bowl, stirring well.
SERVES: 4  at 1 teaspoon each size

2.  Cumin Oregano Rub
1   teaspoon ground cumin
1  teaspoon dried oregano
1/2  teaspoon ground coriander
1/2  teaspoon kosher salt
1/2   teaspoon black pepper
SERVES: 4  at 1 teaspoon each size

3.   Sesame Lemon Rub
2   tablespoons sesame seeds
1  teaspoon dried thyme
1  teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
1/2  teaspoon black pepper
SERVES: 4 (serving size: 1 teaspoon)

4.  Paprika Garlic
1  teaspoon dry mustard
1  tablespoon paprika
1   clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2  teaspoon kosher salt
1/2  teaspoon black pepper
SERVES: 4 (serving size: 1 teaspoon)

 

How to use these rubs?
Pick your favorite and combine the ingredients in a small bowl.
Just before cooking your protein of choice, sprinkle the rub on the meat.
Press the rub gently to help it adhere to the meat, and cover all sides.
Now cook and enjoy your dish.

 

Credit: Photo by Photo: Randy Mayor, Rubs by Chef Charlyne  and Cooking Light Magazine.
Copyright © 2014 Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. All Rights Reserved

 

 

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