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Ultimate Dry Rub Kebobs

Ultimate dry rub for Kabobs

Make a big batch of dry rub and use to marinade all your favorite meats.  We love it with lamb cubes and ground meat, instructions below. 

  • Prep Time
  • ½ cupServings


  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin 
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander 
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (optional) 


1. Combine cumin, coriander, paprikas, turmeric, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and sugar (if using) together in a small bowl or jar. Transfer to a covered container and store in dry, cool place until ready to use. 


1. Add to lamb cubes with ¼ cup apple cider vinegar and ¼ cup oil. 

2. Add to ground meat with 2 tablespoons oil and ⅓ cup fresh herbs or 3 frozen herb cubes. 

3. Add to 1 pound cubed salmon with zest and juice of one lemon.