Tuscan-Style Chicken and Rub

I found this rub recipe in my Steve Raichlen Grilling cook book. I really liked it but it has a LOT of salt (hence the grilling cookbook). I changed the original recipe a bit, like I always do…ha! This rub can be used on chicken, turkey, pork, and veal. It has great flavor and it can be kept in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for several weeks. Enjoy!

Makes: 6 servings

Here’s what you’ll need:

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2 garlic cloves, minced

2 Tbsp fresh rosemary

2 Tbsp fresh sage

2 tsp black pepper

3 Tbsp kosher salt (or sea salt) adjust salt to your liking

Directions for rub:

In a food processor, add minced garlic, rosemary, sage, and black pepper…

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Pulse a few times to finely chop (to break up the stems of the rosemary and sage). Add salt and process to mix…

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To make the following chicken recipe, save 1/4 cup of the rub, set aside, and place the remaining rub in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for up to several weeks.

Tuscan-Style Chicken recipe:

Here’s what you’ll need: 

1/4 cup Tuscan Rub

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs

Directions for Chicken:

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the Tuscan rub and 1 Tbsp olive oil, mix into a paste and set aside…

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Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and place chicken thighs in a single layer…

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Using your hands, spread the Tuscan rub over both sides of the chicken….

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Place in pre heated oven for 35-45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees…we enjoyed this dish with homemade mashed potatoes.

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This is a great grilling recipe too!

Please ENJOY!

**remember to adjust the salt to your liking!

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