World’s Best Smoked Chicken Rub Recipe

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World’s Best Smoked Chicken Rub Recipe

Worlds Best Smoked Chicken Rub Recipe

How to Make a Smoked Chicken Rub

I think it is essential that the rub must enhance the flavor of the meat without overpowering it. There must be a balance between each ingredient so there is no confusing your palate. I feel this chicken rub is perfectly balanced to allow a spicy and yet robust flavor when you are smoking chicken low and slow. There is nothing that aggravates me more than when you make a spice rub and all the ingredients can only be obtained through mail order or a super high-end mega mart. This rub only has household spices.

The Worlds Best Smoked Chicken Rub
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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons paprika
  2. 2 tablespoons chili powder
  3. 1 tablespoon thyme
  4. 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  5. 1 tablespoon onion powder
  6. 2 tablespoons cayenne
  7. 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  8. 2 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all the above ingredients and mix completely with a fork until it as been well combined.
Notes
  1. You can combine this rub with 1/2 cup of olive oil and you can make a marinade or paste to infuse additional flavor with your chicken prior to smoking.
Adapted from Alton Brown
Adapted from Alton Brown
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