Spicy Rubs make easy dinners from the grill extraordinary!

Easy Smoky Chipotle Rub

This is a great easy spice rub recipes for New York or Rib Eye Steaks. Nice on rubs or chicken too. Especially good with some contrasting sauce, salsa or steak butter.

1 ½ teaspoons smoked sweet paprika

1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin

1 ½ teaspoons chipotle powder

1 ½ teaspoons Mexican oregano

1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Combine all, makes enough rub for 4 steaks.

Spicy North African Harissa Rub

This spice rub recipe combines wet and dry ingredients with spicy North African style!

2 tablespoons dark chili powder

1 tablespoon harrissa paste

1 tablespoon Ras al Hanout or 1 tablespoon cumin and 1 tablespoon ground coriander

1 orange, zested and juiced

2 tablespoon salt

1 teaspoon olive oil

Spicy Chinese Rub

This spice rub recipe uses wet and dry ingredients to bring some classic Chinese flavors to the grill in an unconventional east-west way. Do be a bit careful as the hoisin sauce may burn on to high a heat. Try this on chicken or pork chops too.

2 tablespoons Hoisin

11/2 tablespoons sriracha

1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

2 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon ginger powder or 1 teaspoon fresh ginger finely chopped

1 bunch scallions, minced

1 ounce rice wine vinegar

Combine all ingredient and rub on steaks, chicken or pork. Allow to marinate for an hour or up to 8 hours. Cook it up!

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