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Close up of a turkey in a dutch oven with turkey rub on top

Best Turkey Rub Recipe

Our Turkey Rub Recipe will be your new favorite poultry seasoning! You'll want to keep a stock of this spice blend in your pantry.
Course Spice mix
Cuisine American
Keyword dry rub for turkey, dry rub turkey, turkey dry rub, turkey dry rub recipe, turkey rub, turkey rub recipe
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 223kcal
Author Isabel Laessig


  • Small bowl for mixing


  • Tbsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. chicken flavor bouillon
  • ½ Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ Tbsp. dry mustard


  • Add 1½ Tbsp. paprika, ½ tsp. black pepper, 1 Tbsp. garlic powder, 1 Tbsp. chicken flavor bouillon, ½Tbsp. sugar, and ½ Tbsp. dry mustard to a small bowl.
    Seasonings for turkey rub labeled in glass bowls
  • Whisk turkey rub seasoning together until blended. Enjoy!
    Mixed turkey rub seasoning in a glass bowl



  • For best results, brush your turkey with butter after seasoning. Trust us, this will give you the crispiest skin for any turkey!
  • Pat seasoning over and under the skin of the bird for the best flavor.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 3554mg | Potassium: 782mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 10920IU | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 6mg