Grilled Chicken Rub (Jessica Gavin)

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt(8g)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin(2g)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika(2g) sweet or smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder(2g)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder(1g)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts(908g)
  • olive oilenough to coat chicken and grease grill

Instructions

    • Preheat grill over medium-high heat (400 to 450ºF / 204 to 232ºC).
    • Carefully grease the cooking grates with the oil.
    • Keep one burner off for indirect heat cooking.
    • In a small bowl combine salt, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and coriander.
    • Evenly season each side of the chicken with spice mixture, about 1/2 teaspoon per side.
    • Drizzle olive oil on both sides of the chicken, about 1 teaspoon per side. Rub the oil onto the surface of the chicken to evenly coat.
    • Sprinkle on more seasoning if desired.
    • Place the chicken on the direct heat side of the grill and close the lid.
    • Cook each side for about 5 to 8 minutes, depending on the thickness and type of chicken.
  • Flip the chicken and move over to the indirect heat side of the grill. Cook covered, until the recommended internal temperature is reached and chicken is fully cooked (see notes section).
  • Allow chicken to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing or serving.
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