I am gonna smoke a pair of chickens for my grandma this afternoon for mothers day. I have got them in a simple brine and i am gonna use McCormicks applewood rub on one, got a homemade recipe for the other. Not to sure about my homemade rub it may be too spicy for her. So if someone could pitch me a good mild rub for poultry I would greatly appreciate it.
Smoked Chicken for Mothers Day
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Here is a couple of recipes that may help. I included the Brine for reference...JJ
1/2C Kosher Salt
2T Gran Garlic
2T Gran Onion
2T Black Peppercorns
2T Dry Thyme
1C Cider Vinegar
1 Gallon Water
Mix and Soak Bird 12-24hours.
Drain and Dry Bird, Rest in refrigerator over night to dry skin.
Chix Bubba Q Rub
1/2C Sugar in the Raw (Turbinado)
2T Sweet Paprika (Hungarian)
1T Kosher Salt
1T Chili Powder (contains some Cumin and Oregano) Ancho Chile is same without cumin, oregano etc.
1T Granulated Garlic
1T Granulated Onion
1-2tsp Bell's Poultry Seasoning
1tsp Black Pepper, more if you like
1/2tsp Grnd Allspice
Cayenne or Chipotle Pwd to taste, start with 1/2tsp and go from there