The weather is getting warmer and pretty soon it will be BBQ time! A great way to include tea in cooking is to make a meat rub.Tea is the perfect ingredient to include in a rub recipe for your meats and fish. There are several ways to use tea in a rub and below we share our basic tea rub recipe.
Basic Tea Rub Recipe:
2 Tbsp. your choice tea
1 Tbsp. black pepper
2 Tbsp. salt
Mix spices and tea together, rub on meat, and let sit for 5 minutes or longer. Grill meat as desired.
- 2 Tbsp. black tea, 1 Tbsp. freshly ground black pepper, 2 Tbsp. kosher salt, and 2 tsp. garlic powder - Great on steak.
- 3 Tbsp. gunpowder green tea, 4 tsp. kosher salt, 1 Tbsp. brown sugar (packed), 2 tsp. pepper - Great on roast chicken.
- 3 Tbsp. black tea, 1 Tbps. Chinese 5 Spice, 1/2 tsp. coriander seeds, 1/2 tsp. pepper, 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, 1 Tbsp. brown sugar - Great on Tuna.
Tea is such a delectable addition to any rub recipe. Try it the next time you BBQ and let me know what you think in the comments below.
Raising my cup to you,