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Need a spatchcock chicken rub

I'm doing a spatchcock tonight and I'm out of Dizzy.  Anyone have any suggestions on a good rub I can throw together?  I would prefer to do something other than BBQ flavor.


  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    Rub Zesty Italian dressing on it, then add Texas BBQ Rub (any variation).

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 2,315
    Old bay is OK.
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,742
    Before I found the rubs I used to use Lemon Pepper and lawry's on Chicken.


    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014 
    Founding Member of the Green Man Group cooking team.
    Johns Creek, Georgia

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,517
    Coffee Rub (turkey, chicken, beef & pork)
    Equal part: Instant Expresso Ground coffee
    Equal part: Brown Sugar
    ½ part: Black Pepper
    ½ part: Kosher Salt
    ½ part: Garlic Powder
    ¾ part: Ancho Chili Powder
    Don't worry on exact, just close on measurement. I used to use turbinado sugar but we like with brown better. This is pulled from MollyShark, Hungry Man, & Richard In Fl then tweaked. I find the ancho chili powder is far less expensive in the bulk spice area than the bottled area ( have used both light or dark version). I make it starting with a half cup Instant Expresso Ground coffee and work from there as it seems to store well if sealed.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Do Simon and Garfunckle Chicken

    Mix 1 tbls Parsley
            1 tbls Sage
            1 tbls Rosemary
            1 tbls Thyme
             1 tsp Kosher salt
              1 tsp Blk Pepper

    Rub it all over chicken and push some under the skin

    Its one of our favorites
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • BryanLyleBryanLyle Posts: 28
    I have used Mrs. dash on a spatchcock before and it turned out beautifully.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,517
    S&P also works
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,325
    I like mickeys coffee rub. It's good stuff
  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,825
    Cluck-n-Squeal is very hard to beat!
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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