Middle Eastern Lamb Rub

Lamb rub
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Ratings
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
61 Calories
3g Fat
9g Carbs
2g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This spice rub is perfect for any lamb recipe with its Middle Eastern-inspired flavor. This wet rub also works well on beef, poultry, and fish.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon (juice of one small lemon)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL cloves

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix together until it forms a paste.

  2. Rub this mixture over the surface of the meat, making sure to get it evenly distributed. Marinate beef and lamb for 4 to 12 hours, pork for 2 to 6 hours, poultry for 1 to 3 hours, and fish for 15 to 30 minutes.