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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Jerk Dry Rub

Dry rubs impart a lot of flavor to your food. Most times they are used for when you grill meats. But, you can use them to season when cooking inside. You can also use them on vegetables.
Jerk is a type of Jamaican style cooking. Very flavorful and also very spicy hot. It is normally a marinade, but not this time.

You will need a small jar with a lid.

Ingredients:

1 to 2 Tablespoons chipotle chili powder. If you want hotter, use habanero powder. For lower heat use regular chili powder.
2 Tablespoons dried chives
1 Tablespoon onion powder
1 Tablespoon garlic powder
1 Tablespoon kosher OR sea salt
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Put all into a jar.
Screw on lid and shake.

Use as you like for cooking.
Makes about 1/2 to 3/4 cup.

Enjoy!

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4 comments:

  1. i have always meant to try a dry rub when i cook out--yours sounds great!

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    1. Rubs are great. Once you start trying different ones, the hard part is deciding which on to use that day. :)

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  2. ADDS A LITTLE SOMETHING TO WHATEVER YOU ARE GRILLING!

    LON

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