Rub, Sweat and Tears

Tonya Young


Tears of joy. That's what happened when my husband first tried this recipe! I wrangled it from a dear friend of mine after we both flipped out over this flavorful rub. It is AMAZING. Now, I keep a batch of the rub in a tin for whipping up a quick grilled chicken.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This rub is good on chicken, pork or seafood. And the mustard yogurt is especially good with beef or chicken. I sure hope you enjoy it as much as my family does. The Test Kitchen


★★★★☆ 9 votes

4 Hr 15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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  • 2 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon peel
  • 1
    roasting chicken

  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 tsp
    pepper, freshly ground
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3
    green onions, thinly sliced with tops
  • 2/3 c
    yogurt, low-fat, plain

How to Make Rub, Sweat and Tears

About Rub, Sweat and Tears

Course/Dish: Chicken, Marinades, Dressings
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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