Americano's Spicy Hot Chicken Rub Recipe

Nashville native, Chef Tyler Saracino, of Americano Freestyle Tapas Bar & Restaurant has stuck to his roots despite the ever-changing landscape of the local food scene. He has kindly shared his recipe for a spicy hot chicken rub (perfect for a Nashville twist on tacos!) so that you can get a taste of traditional Nashville right in your own home.

And just in time for Cinco de Mayo.

May 04, 2017

Ingredients

  • 2 parts smoked paprika
  • 1 part garlic powder
  • 1 part chili powder
  • 1 part salt
  • 1 part brown or white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 part black peppercorn
  • 1/2 part cayenne

Instructions

1.     Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.

2.     Grind very well in a coffee/spice grinder. Rub on chicken and cook according to your favorite recipe. 

3.     Grab a glass of sweet tea with a lemon garnish (optional, but you might need it!)

Ingredients

  • 2 parts smoked paprika
  • 1 part garlic powder
  • 1 part chili powder
  • 1 part salt
  • 1 part brown or white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 part black peppercorn
  • 1/2 part cayenne
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