Asian Fusion Chevre

Combine 2 tbsp of ground ginger, 1 tbsp of toasted sesame oil, 1 tbsp ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp of salt and 1-2 slices of diced chevre in a bowl.

Maple Brown Sugar

Mix together 2tbsp cup of brown sugar, 2tbsp cup of maple syrup, 2 tsp molasses, 1 tsp of garlic powder, 1 tsp of ground black pepper and 1/2 tsp of salt

Spicy Citrus

Mix together 1 tbsp of smoked paprika, 1 tsp of chili powder, 2 tsp of ground cumin, 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp of salt and the juice of 1/2 a lemon

Mediterranean style

In a bowl combine 1/4 cup of olive oil, 3 cloves of minced garlic, 2 tsp of dried oregano, 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper and 1/2 tsp of salt

Coriander Mustard

In a bowl mix together 2 tbsp of Dijon mustard, 2 tbsp of honey, 1 tbsp ground coriander and 1 tsp of ground black pepper

Spicy coconut

Mix together 2 tsp of curry powder, 1 tsp of cayenne pepper, 1 tsp of garlic powder, 1 tsp of ground ginger, 1 tsp of ground turmeric, 2 tbsp of shredded coconut, and 1 tbsp of olive oil.

Garlic Rosemary

In a bowl, combine 2 tbsp garlic powder, 2 tbsp dried rosemary leaves, 1 tbsp smoked paprika and 1 tbsp ground black pepper

Orange Thyme

Mix 3 tbsp orange zest, 2 tbsp dried thyme leaves, 1 tbsp smoked paprika and 1 tsp garlic powder

Citrus Dill

Combine 2 tbsp lemon zest, 2 tbsp dill, 1 tbsp garlic powder and 1 tsp teaspoons kosher salt

Maple Bourbon

Mix together 3 tbsp brown sugar, 2 tbsp bourbon, 2 tbsp smoked paprika and 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Jamaican Jerk

Throw together 2 tbsp jerk seasoning, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp smoked paprika

Pecan Cilantro

In a bowl, combine 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans, 2 tsp. dried cilantro leaves, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder and 1/2 tsp black pepper

Coconut Curry

Throw together 2 Tbsp. coconut flakes, 2 tsp. curry powder, 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. onion powder, 1/2 tsp. cumin, 1/2 tsp. ground ginger


Throw into a bowl and mix: 2 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp onion powder, 2 tsp fresh grated ginger, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp honey, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

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Frquently asked questions (FAQ)

Q: What is a salmon rub?
A: A salmon rub is a combination of spices, herbs, and seasonings used to flavor a piece of salmon before it is cooked. Salmon rubs typically include a variety of ingredients like garlic, onion, cumin, coriander, paprika, pepper, and other herbs and spices. Rubs can be used to add a unique flavor profile to your salmon and can be tailored to individual tastes.
Q: How do I make a salmon rub?
A: To make a salmon rub, simply mix together equal parts of your chosen spices, herbs, and seasonings. Experiment with different flavor combinations to create the perfect salmon rub for your taste. You can also add oil or butter to help bind the spices together and enhance the flavor.
Q: How do I apply a salmon rub?
A: Before applying a rub to the salmon, it is best to rinse the fish and pat it dry with paper towels. Next, lightly coat the fish with oil or butter, then sprinkle the rub over the top. Dry rubs are also possible. Gently massage the rub into the flesh of the fish until it is evenly distributed. Finally and ideally, let the fish sit for 30 minutes before cooking.
Q: How long should I cook salmon with a rub?
A: The time required to cook salmon with a rub will depend on the thickness of the fish and your preferred level of doneness. Generally speaking, you should cook the salmon for about 8 minutes per inch of thickness at medium-high heat. If you prefer a more well-done piece of salmon, increase the cooking time slightly.
Q: Can I use a store-bought salmon rub?
A: Yes, there are many pre-made salmon rubs available on the market that can be used in place of homemade versions.
Q: What is the best type of Salmon Rub to use?
A: The best type of salmon rub to use will depend on your personal preferences. Experiment with different combinations of herbs and spices to find the one that you like best.
Q: Is Salmon Rub gluten-free?
A: Yes, most homemade recipes for Salmon Rub do not contain gluten.
**Q: How much Salmon Rub should I use? **
A: This will depend on the size of the fish and your preference. Generally speaking, 1-2 tablespoons of salmon rub per pound of fish is enough to season it adequately.
**Q: Is Salmon Rub healthy? **
A: Yes, salmon rub can be healthy depending on the ingredients used. Most salmon rubs are made with herbs and spices that provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.
Q: Can I use a Salmon Rub on other types of fish?
A: Yes, you can use a salmon rub on other types of fish. It is particularly suited for fatty fish like mackerel and tuna.
Q: What are some other uses for Salmon Rub?
A: Salmon rub can also be used to flavor vegetables and other proteins like chicken or pork. It can also be used as a dry rub for grilling or baking.
Q. Can I use a salmon rub as a marinade?
A. Yes, you can use a salmon rub as a marinade. Simply combine the rub with oil and vinegar or lemon juice and let the fish sit in the marinade for at least an hour before cooking it.
Q. Is it better to bake or grill salmon with a rub?
A. This depends on personal preference, but both baking and grilling work well with a salmon rub.