This sumac dry rub has a bright and citrusy savory flavor and is delicious on boneless, skinless chicken breast.
You might also enjoy this easy Mediterranean chicken marinade that you can make with just a few common ingredients.
What's in the dry rub?
This dry rub requires a total of only 5 spices and seasonings that work together perfectly. Ground sumac is the dominant flavor and is balanced by cumin, oregano, garlic and salt.
(Sumac and cumin are a fantastic flavor combination that works great in this spice rub. I also used the two spices together in the dressing for this Mediterranean chicken salad.)
What does this dry rub taste like?
This dry rub has a bright, savory citrus flavor from sumac along with a subtle warm richness from cumin, garlic and oregano.
For another delicious spice rub with sumac, also check out this Italian chicken seasoning!
How to use the rub:
This rub is excellent on boneless, skinless chicken breasts. To use it, remove excess fat and cartilage from the chicken, then rub it with mild olive oil, sprinkle with the dry rub and grill. Use the chicken for salads, in pita pockets or for any other Mediterranean or Middle Eastern dish.
How to store the rub:
Store the rub in a glass jar in a cool and dark place, such as the kitchen cabinet.
More delicious recipes with sumac:
- Italian Rub for Chicken5 Minutes
- Pesto Orzo Salad with Shrimp30 Minutes
- Ras el Hanout-Spiced Grilled Chicken Salad with Sumac Dressing2 Hours 25 Minutes
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Sumac Dry Rub for Chicken
- measuring cups and spoons
- mixing bowl
- ¼ cup ground sumac
- ½ tablespoon ground cumin
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¾ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
- Store in an airtight container, such as a glass jar, in the kitchen cabinet.
Nutrition Information (Estimated):
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