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Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend

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This zero carb, salt-free Mexican dry rub is the perfect seasoning mix for steak, chicken or shrimp! Only three ingredients required!

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend - a super useful three-ingredient salt-free mix!

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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!

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend - a super useful three-ingredient salt-free mix!

How to Make a Mexican Dry Rub

Mix them all together and store in a container.

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend - a super useful three-ingredient salt-free mix!

Keeping a stock of the dry rub mix means you will always have a quick and easy way of adding flavor!

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend - a super useful three-ingredient salt-free mix!

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For preparing a steak, rub half a tablespoon of the seasoning blend onto each side, then cook on a grill or griddle pan until cooked to your liking. Shown below with a delicious avocado salsa!

Mexican Steak with Avocado Salsa

 

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend

Mexican Dry Rub and Seasoning Blend

Yield: 1½ Cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This zero carb, salt-free Mexican dry rub is the perfect seasoning mix for steak, chicken or shrimp! Only three ingredients required!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dried oregano
  • ½ cup paprika
  • ½ cup ground cumin

Instructions

  1. Mix the three ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container until required.

Notes

A zero carb recipe.

Nutrition Information
Yield 24 Serving Size 1 tablespoon
Amount Per Serving Calories 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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Gini

Saturday 4th of January 2020

I didn't think I liked Mexican food - but I loved this! Especially on steak.

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