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Burger Spice Rub Recipe
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Burger Spice Rub

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Mix brown sugar, sea salt, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, sage, red pepper flakes, chili powder, and thyme in a bowl until well blended. Store in an airtight container.
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Jul 12, 2011

Nice way to perk up your burgers! I cut this down to 5 servings to give it a try. I used smoked paprika vs. regular and added a little more chili powder. Next time I might mix this into the burger meat vs. rubbing it on the outside of the patty(cutting back on the sea salt). Overall, pretty good.

 
Aug 02, 2011

I made a half recipe for this and instead of using it as a burger rub, I used it as a spice blend for homemade jo-jo potatoes. This spice blend was really quite good. I only made one change and I cut back on the salt only because I didn't want the fries to come out too salty. I just omitted it and sprinkled the fries with salt AFTER I'd tossed them with a little EVOO and the spice blend. Very good. I can't wait to try this on homemade turkey burgers and as a rub on chicken or pork, too!

 

7 Ratings

Jun 26, 2011

This rub was very easy to prep and took my ordinary turkey burgers to a whole new level! Cooked on my range, the brown sugar caramelized the outside of the patty. Yum!

 
Jul 03, 2011

I think I was expecting something a bit more savory/herby than mexican - the cumin, paprika and red pepper flakes should've tipped me off so my bad for not paying more attention. This recipe was OK. I followed the ingredients to the letter. I think it would make a better taco seasoning than a burger rub. Since the instructions are non-existent, this is what I did: I combined the ingredients and shook them to mix them in a small tupperware bowl. I had some frozen beef patties I got from the market, so I spooned out 6 tbs of the mix into a larger tupperware bowl and moistened the still-frozen patties with water. Then I shook them individually in the bowl to coat them. Using the original wax paper dividers, I stacked them again and covered the bowl, putting them in the refrigerator to marinate for two hours. They were half-thawed when I fried them on the stovetop, and they came out more juicy than usual. Although I didn't care for the flavor that much, the prep method worked out really well. If you're torn between tacos and burgers for dinner, by all means this is a good recipe, but I personally will look elsewhere.

 
Jan 15, 2014

I used this as a rub on portobello mushrooms before roasting them and making mushroom burgers. I sprayed a little olive oil on the mushroom so the rub would adhere. I did swap out the sugar for splenda and cut the recipe wayyy down as I am a cook for "one". Lastly, it was very easy to store. I was able to use it about 2 weeks later with no problems. Can't wait to try it again.

 
Aug 08, 2013

this was fabulous!!!! want to try on turkey burgers next time.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 18 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.2 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 530 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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