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All Purpose Poultry Rub

All Purpose Poultry Rub

This is a good All Purpose Poultry Rub that works perfectly on on all cuts of chicken. Try it on chicken breasts, wings, drumsticks, and a whole chicken. It is works perfectly with different cooking methods.. Use it when baking, grilling, smoking, or frying. It's even great as a rub for turkey. This recipe makes enough for 3 pound chickens.
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: American BBQ
Keyword: all purpose chicken rub, best turkey rub, poultry rub
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 162kcal


  • 2 tbsp coarse salt
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp black pepper (coarse ground)
  • 1 tbsp paprika (not smoked)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp herb de provence
  • 1 tbsp celery salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp allspice


  • Combine rub ingredients in a small bowl until well mixed through. Use immediately or store in an air tight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months after preparation. Use liberally on chicken, and double recipe for your cooking needs. The mixture can be added to bastes, marinades, and barbecue sauces as well.
  • Aim to use 1 tablespoon per pound of meat.
    This recipe makes enough rub for one 16 pound turkeys or four 3 1/2-4 pound whole chickens.


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Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 21097mg | Potassium: 646mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2939IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 10mg