bowl of spice rub for chicken

Spicy Chicken Rub

Fire up the grill and enjoy an easy chicken dinner with this Spicy Chicken Rub. Making your own seasoning blend helps you avoid additives and will save you money!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken rub, chicken seasoning, chicken spice, homemade spice mix, spice, spice blend, spice mix, spice rub
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 tablespoons
Calories 18 kcal
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Store in an airtight container in the freezer until ready to use.

Recipe Notes

Note: To use spice rub, brush chicken pieces or other meat with olive oil. Season liberally with chicken rub. Rub in gently. Cook over a hot grill until done.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Chicken Rub
Amount Per Serving
Calories 18 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 585mg25%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1828IU37%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.