Chicken & Pork Spice Rub – It’ll Make Your Chicken “cluck,” and Your Pork “squeal” with Delight

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: Nada
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield 3/4 Cup

Why I Love This Recipe

It’s ALL in the spices, and this blend is my ‘go-to’ rub for chicken and pork. It is so versatile that I make a big batch of it and store it in a container.  Give it a try next time you bbq chicken or pork.

This recipe is adapted from Chef Emeril Lagasse.

Why You'll Love This Recipe

This recipe will keep for 3 months.  It adds amazing flavour to all cuts of Chicken and Pork. The spices used are easy to find at any grocery store.


  • 2 ½ tbsp. Paprika
  • 2 tbsp. Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Onion Flakes
  • 1 tbsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Oregano
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Thyme
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Dill

Directions & Cook’s Notes/Tips

Combine all ingredients together.  Store in an airtight container.

Whatever cut you choose, either chicken or pork, rub all over the meat at least 3 hours before cooking so the spices work their magic.