This zero carb, salt-free Mexican dry rub is the perfect seasoning mix for steak, chicken or shrimp! Only three ingredients required!
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Several years ago my husband had to reduce his salt intake. Everything we ate was under scrutiny – and salt was in so many unexpected places! One of the most memorable discoveries for high salt content was a store-bought taco meat seasoning that I used for all kinds of Mexican cooking. Salt was the number one ingredient! So I came up with this alternative rub that really doesn't need salt adding to it. I usually use it for steak but I've also used it for chicken and shrimp! Oh, and if you want to buy some steak, check out Omaha Steaks for amazing deals!
The recipe is simple, add together these three ingredients in equal parts:
I've been known to bulk-buy these ingredients and make up large amounts of this seasoning mix! No need to use your finest smokey Spanish paprika – any kind will do!
How to Make a Mexican Dry Rub
Mix them all together and store in a container.
Keeping a stock of the dry rub mix means you will always have a quick and easy way of adding flavor!
Mexican Dry Rub for Steak - three ingredients, #zerocarb, #saltfree Click To Tweet
- ½ cup dried oregano
- ½ cup paprika
- ½ cup ground cumin
- Mix the three ingredients together and store in an airtight container until required.
A zero carb recipe.
Nutrition InformationYield 24 Serving Size 1 tablespoon
Amount Per ServingCalories 18Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 5mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 2gSugar 0gProtein 1g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.
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