We love adding this dry Chicken Rub Seasoning to our chicken to give it so much flavor. Simple pantry seasoning takes minutes to prepare.

Dry rub seasoning in a white bowl

Best Chicken Rub Seasoning:

Cooking chicken is a staple meat that we make often. I love to add this chicken seasoning rub to give the chicken so much flavor. It is made with simple ingredients that can be changed to what you have on hand.

If you are looking for the best chicken rub recipe, you have come to the right place. Adding this seasoning turns a bland chicken into something that the whole family enjoys.

I love making homemade spice blends. I know exactly what I am adding to my dishes and can adjust the seasoning accordingly. There is no need for ingredients that you can’t pronounce. Jazz up your chicken recipe, with this easy dry rub recipe.

Ingredients needed - brown sugar, paprika, dried oregano, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper

Ingredients for Chicken Seasoning: 

  • Brown Sugar 
  • Smoked Paprika 
  • Dried Oregano 
  • Garlic Powder 
  • Salt 
  • Onion Powder 
  • Black Pepper 
  • Cayenne Pepper 

How to Make a Chicken Rub:

  • Step 1 – Combine – Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl. Chili Powder would also be a good addition to this spice blend.
Combine dry rub seasoning in a bowl
  • Step 2 – Rub over chicken – Rub approximately 1 tablespoon of the rub generously over chicken. You can use this rub on chicken breasts, chicken wings, drumsticks or chicken thighs. 
Patting the dry rub on chicken breast
  • Step 3 – Marinate Chicken – Let them marinate in the spice rub for at least 20 minutes or overnight. 
Placing the seasoning chicken breast on the grill
  • Step 4 – Cook Chicken – Then you can grill, bake or air fry the chicken as preferred.  
Grilling chicken on a gas grill
  • Step 5 – Serve and Enjoy – Serve and enjoy with your favorite sides.
Different seasoning in a white bowl

How Long Should Dry Rub Sit on Chicken?

When applying the dry rub on the chicken, allow time for it to marinate on the chicken. We recommend for at least an hour and up to 12 hours. While the chicken is marinating keep it in the refrigerator.

We love this allow the chicken to marinate overnight and cook it the next day.

Grilled Chicken breast on a white plate

How to Store Dry Rub Chicken Seasoning:

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.  Make sure to discard any of the rub that might have come into contact with any of the raw chicken.  

Grilled Chicken breast on a white plate

How Long does Chicken Seasoning Last:

If stored properly the chicken seasoning will last up to 6 months.

Chicken Dry Rub Seasoning in a jar

How to Cook Chicken:

After apply the dry up to the chicken and allowing it to marinate, it is now to cook the chicken. You can use this dry chicken rub with any cuts of chicken.

Grilling Chicken:

  • Preheat grill and oil the grill grates before placing chicken on the grill.
  • Cook chicken on the grill for about 5 minutes on each side.
  • We recommend staying close by the grill to prevent for overcooking the chicken.
  • Always use a meat thermometer to ensure your chicken is cooked. The chicken should have an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

Baking Chicken:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place seasoning chicken breast in a baking dish.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • Use Meat thermometer to check internal temperature.
Chicken Dry Rub Seasoning in a jar

What to Serve with Grilled Chicken:

The options to are endless on what to serve with your Grilled Chicken. These are some of our favorites.

  • Grilled Potatoes in Foil – These slice potatoes are cooked in foil to make a delicious side. You can slice or dice the potatoes to make sure they are the same size.
  • Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Everything is better wrapped in bacon and these asparagus are so flavorful. My kids will even eat the asparagus without complaining.
  • Grilled PineappleIf you have never grilled pineapple, you are in for a real treat. The pineapple is grilled perfectly and is so flavorful.
Grilled Chicken on a white plate

Easy Chicken Rub Seasoning:

With just a few different spices, you can easily make simple Chicken Dry Rub seasoning that tastes amazing.

We like to prepare homemade seasoning is part of our weekly meal prep. This way I can easily add these seasoning to my recipes which saves me time and money.

You are going to love having this seasoning to use for all your recipes. It’s easy to have this on hand to save you time and money.

Print Recipe here for Chicken Rub Seasoning:

Chicken Rub Seasoning

5 from 16 votes
We love adding this dry Chicken Rub Seasoning to our chicken to give it so much flavor. Simple pantry seasoning takes minutes to prepare.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Marinade & Seasonings
Calories 14
Author Grill on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Onion Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Instructions

  • Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Rub approximately 1 tablespoon of the rub generously over chicken breasts, drumsticks or thighs.  Let them marinate in the rub for at least 20 minutes or overnight.
  • Then you can grill, bake or air fry the chicken as preferred.

Recipe Notes

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.  Make sure to discard any of the rub that might have come into contact with any of the raw chicken.  

Nutrition Facts

Calories 14kcal, Carbohydrates 4g, Protein 0.3g, Fat 0.1g, Saturated Fat 0.02g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.02g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g, Sodium 389mg, Potassium 32mg, Fiber 0.5g, Sugar 2g, Vitamin A 98IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 15mg, Iron 0.4mg

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