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This Kickin Chicken Seasoning Recipe is loaded with flavor and the perfect seasoning blend to put on all cuts of meat.

A bowl of chicken seasoning with a teaspoon
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We love making Homemade Seasoning Blends with simple spices. It is easy to make, takes minutes to prep and makes any cut of meat so delicious.

This seasoning chicken dry rub would be delicious on this Grilled Chicken Drumsticks or this Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe.

Why We This Recipe Works

Kickin Chicken Seasoning has the perfect balance of heat that creates bold flavors to your chicken recipe. We add the dry rub to many cuts of meat which could be grilled, baked or fried.

This seasoning blend packs just the right amount of heat that everyone loves it. It is easy to store in an shaker to use all year long.

Ingredients 

Kickin Chicken Seasoning Ingredients - chili powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt, oregano, coriander, turmeric
  • Chili Powder 
  • Paprika 
  • Cayenne Pepper 
  • Onion Powder 
  • Salt 
  • Oregano 
  • Coriander 
  • Turmeric 

For the full recipe and ingredients, scroll to the bottom to see the recipe card.

Variations Ideas

Making homemade seasonings means you can change the blend to what you prefer without having ingredients that you can not pronounce.

Here are some suggestions that can be added or substituted.

  • Garlic
  • Sea Salt
  • Celery Seed
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Brown Sugar

Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1 – Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
Combining the seasoning in a bowl with a whisk
  • Step 2 – Use seasoning to season your favorite type of protein.  

Recipe Tips

  • Used Dry Rub – Make sure to discard any of the rub that might have come into contact with any of the raw chicken.  
  • Fresh Ingredients – For the best results, we recommend using fresh spices. This will ensure that your blend will last at least 6 months.
  • Combining Ingredients – Combine the spices together in a bowl with a whisk. This makes sure that there is no clumps before using or storing.
Seasoning chicken breast on a plate

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Seasoning to Use

This seasoning should be enough to season 3-4 pounds of protein. When we sprinkle the mixture on the chicken we usually use about 1 tablespoon for each cut of meat. It will depend on the size of your chicken.

How to Store Leftovers

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in a cool, dry area of your pantry for up to 6 months.

How Can I Use this Seasoning

This is the perfect seasoning for grilling chicken thighs but you can also use on turkey, vegetables, pork chops, or grilled hamburgers. We have even used it on meats baked in the oven and cooked in the smoker.

Kickin Chicken Seasoning in a bowl with a teaspoon full of the blend

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Kickin’ Chicken Seasoning

5 from 2 votes
This Kickin Chicken Seasoning Recipe is loaded with flavor and the perfect seasoning blend to put on all cuts of meat.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Mixes and Seasonings
Calories 14

Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Use seasoning to season your favorite type of protein.
  • 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.

Recipe Notes

This seasoning should be enough to season 3-4 pounds of protein.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 14kcal, Carbohydrates 3g, Protein 1g, Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0.1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g, Sodium 1197mg, Potassium 81mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 0.3g, Vitamin A 1056IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 23mg, Iron 1mg

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