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Quick Dry Rub Recipe {Super Quick}

Are you wanting a bold, spicy and robust addition to your next meal?  Try our savory Quick Dry Rub Recipe for chicken, beef or pork.

I hope you’re hungry, because this post is all about a delicious dry rub recipe that will make your meat taste amazing! This rub is perfect for grilled chicken, pork chops, or even beef steak. It’s quick and easy to make, and it’s sure to be a hit at your next BBQ! So get ready to fire up the grill, and give this recipe a try!

This is our go-to rub for creating flavorful meats with a small kick. This rub is so simple. It’s made everyday spices you probably have in your cupboard. 

When you have it mixed together,   minus the lime zest, keep it in an airtight container in the freezer. Add the lime zest fresh before each use.  Double or triple your ingredients so you always have it on hand. It’s always ready to go!

Our Chili Lime Rub provides a fast, flavorful coating to you meat in a quick painless process.  Our recipe is forgiving. You might want to add onion powder to it, or omit the coriander if you don’t have any.

What you will need to make our Quick Chili Lime Dry Rub:

Chili Powder– to bring the heat

Fresh Lime to Zest– for a fresh citrus flavor

Cumin– for a hearty smoky flavor

Garlic Powder– everything is better with garlic

Coriander– adds a lemony citrus flavor

How to Make Quick Dry Rub Recipe

Mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and coriander together in a small bowl.  Zest the lime.  Add the lime zest to the spices and mix well. 

Remember if you are mixing more spices than needed for your recipe so as to have the rub ready for next time, do not add the lime zest until you pull out the amount you need for the recipe you are making.  Always add in the lime zest fresh!

How do dry rubs work on meat?

Dry Rubs add flavor to the surface of the meat, and a good one may leave a bit of a crust after cooking. Marinades do double duty; they both flavor and tenderize meat. The tenderizing is the result of enzymes going to work on the protein strands.

What’s the difference between seasoning and dry rub?

Rub spices are usually coarsely ground and applied more liberally than seasonings. In addition to spices, salt and sugar may be added to the rub, the salt for flavor and the sugar for caramelization. … Rubs often have ingredients like herbs, crushed garlic or onion added to increase the flavor impact

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When should you apply a dry rub?

For the best results, a rub needs time to work its flavor magic. So how long do you leave dry rub on steak, chicken, turkey, or pork? Allow the BBQ rub to rest on the food 15 minutes to 2 hours (and up to several hours if you‘ve got time) before cooking.

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Quick Dry Rub Recipe

 

This is our go-to rub for creating flavorful meats with a small kick. This rub is so simple. It’s made everyday spices you probably have in your cupboard.

  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsb garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp fresh lime zest
  1. Mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and coriander together in a small bowl
  2. Zest the lime
  3. Add the lime zest to the spices and mix well

Remember if you are mixing more spices than needed for your recipe so as to have the rub ready for next time, do not add the lime zest until you pull out the amount you need for the recipe you are making. 

Always add in the lime zest fresh!

While throwing this rub together, why not drink our Easiest Frozen Margarita

 

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