Dry Rub For Chicken - Chicken Seasoning

Chicken seasoning in a glass jar and a small spoon in it.

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5 from 2 reviews

A super easy homemade dry rub made with the spices in your pantry. It works well on any cut of chicken.


  • ¼ cup paprika
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt


  1. Combine everything in a small bowl. Stir until well blended.
  2. To use: Pat dry the chicken cuts you are using with paper towels. Rub them with olive oil. Then rub the seasoning over the chicken pieces and cook in the oven, air fryer, instant pot, slow cooker, on the stovetop or grill.
  3. Discard any rub that has come in contact with raw chicken.
  4. Store the remaining rub in an airtight container for 2 years.