Who is ready for BBQ season!? We sure are! In true PNW fashion, we still grill when it’s raining outside, and even in a windstorm, but it’s a heck of a lot more pleasant to grill in the sunshine. One very windy morning this last winter, we lost power in the middle of cooking breakfast. I was NOT going to let good bacon go to waste! So, I fired up the BBQ and finished cooking breakfast on the grill. I managed to keep the leaves from flying into the skillet and I didn’t blow away. Winning!
Here’s a simple, smoky flavored rub that we love to have on hand. Use on your favorite cut of chicken (we prefer skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs!) the next time you grill.
Keep any extra you have in a glass jar to save for later.
Smokin' Chicken Rub
- 2 tbsp onion powder
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Ta-Da! Done.
Sprinkle as much as you like over chicken before grilling.
Have you started grilling this season?