From smoky-sweet to hot 'n' spicy, these easy-to-make spice rubs are great for adding an instant punch of flavor to your Thanksgiving turkey. Our simple mixtures use fresh greens and herbs alongside creative seasonings to provide a turkey rub with a twist.
Fresh arugula and basil leaves infuse your Thanksgiving turkey with a peppery finish. This delicious turkey rub balances the pepperiness with hints of Romano cheese and chopped walnuts for a new favorite holiday recipe.
Transform your favorite holiday cranberry sauce into turkey gravy. First, create a savory Thanksgiving dry rub for your turkey using brown sugar, paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder. Then whip up our thickened cranberry barbecue sauce to coat the turkey.
This easy turkey rub takes just 20 minutes to prepare and uses simple pantry spices. Combine onion powder, garlic powder, ginger, salt, and pepper with soy sauce to create a smooth paste, then spread over the turkey breast.
For a smoky turkey flavor, combine paprika, garlic salt, black pepper, and ground chipotle pepper. Combine vegetable oil with the mixed spices, then rub onto the turkey breast before roasting.
Blend white, black, and pink peppercorns with rosemary to create a turkey rub that's traditional, with a twist.
If you can't get enough garlic flavor, try this turkey rub. It features both fresh and powdered garlic, sea salt, and basil.
Give your turkey a kick with this warm combination of allspice, mustard seeds, ginger, and paprika.
Combine chili powder, chocolate shavings, grated orange peel, and onion powder for a Mexican-inspired turkey rub.
Combine dry mustard, sugar, and dried lavender for a turkey rub with a hint of Provencal flavor.
Mix lemon zest, parsley, chives, oregano, and olive oil for a combination that's both bright and earthy.
For a bold-flavor turkey rub, blend smoked paprika, chipotle chili flakes, dried tomatoes, and lime juice.
To give your turkey a fresh twist, flavor it with this blend of black and white sesame seeds, crystallized ginger, and red pepper flakes.
This smoky-sweet spice rub is a blend of comforting Old West flavors: hickory-smoked salt, ground coffee, and brown sugar.
Give your turkey an exotic twist with this delicious spice rub featuring curry powder, crushed red pepper flakes, and pistachios.