Plato's Dry Rub

Plato's Dry Rub

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"This is a great dry rub for seasoning pork and chicken for the barbeque."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 29 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 29 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 800 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together the sugar, salt, monosodium glutamate, oregano, basil, lemon pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, chili powder, mustard, white pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl until evenly combined. Store in an airtight container.
  2. To use, apply generously (about 1 tablespoon per serving), and rub into chicken or pork. Allow to stand for 30 minutes prior to cooking.
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  • Cook's Note
  • If you don’t have the ground oregano or basil spice ingredients try blending or food processing it to grind or just triple the measurement and use the flake instead of ground. If you think it's too peppery, use dried lemon peel instead of the lemon pepper.
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  1. 8 Ratings

Duane Calhoun

This is a good recipe except for the MSG. I know too many people including myself that this would set off an allergic reaction. I would increase the kosher salt a little and eliminate the need for the MSG.

Jen S.

I REALLY liked this rub--it is quick for when you don't quited know what to do with your chicken but are short on time. I used it on a package of drumsticks and scaled the recipe back to 8 servings. I didn't have the lemon pepper so I used a regular pepper blend and used reg. herbs instead of ground herbs. But the taste was really nice. I liked the sweetness that the sugar gave it. It is a KEEPER for me.

Sarah Jo

I used a mixture of light brown sugar and granulated white sugar and I omitted the MSG (I'm sensitive to MSG, it gives me migraines). What I did was throw all the rub ingredients into a medium sized Tupperware container, slapped a lid on it, and handed it to my youngest boy to shake until the ingredients were well combined. I rubbed this on both chicken legs and pork ribs. EXCELLENT rub and it honestly tasted good on both meats. We grilled this over a charcoal grill which only made it better. We all were "mmmmmming" over this meat.