This Spicy Southwestern Spice Rub is made with chile pepper, brown sugar, and cumin, making it spicy with a hint of sweetness. It's the perfect addition to chicken, beef, pork, or salmon.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Rub about 1 tablespoon of the spice mixture on 1 pound of meat (see Tip) and cook as desired.



Tip: Choose from Sweet 'N Low(R) Brown or Sugar Twin(R) Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 4 cal.

Suggested Meats: Lean beef, chicken breast, lean pork, or skinless salmon

To make ahead: Store spice rub in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

5.3 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 1.1g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.4g 2% DV; sugars 0.5g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 364.3IU 7% DV; vitamin c 0.7mg 1% DV; folate 1mcg; calcium 3.2mg; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 2mg 1% DV; potassium 23.3mg 1% DV; sodium 78mg 3% DV.