Juniper Rub

Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
Juniper berries lend a piney accent to our Juniper Rub that is used as a flavor booster for grilled chicken or pork.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 2 teaspoons)

Recipe from

Nutritional Information

Calories 77
Fat 7.1 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Sodium 240 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons juniper berries
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 minced sage leaves
1 minced garlic clove

Preparation

Place juniper berries, peppercorns, kosher salt, crushed red pepper, and bay leaf in a coffee or spice grinder; process until finely ground. Combine juniper mixture, olive oil, sage leaves, and garlic.

Note:

Robin Bashinsky,

July 2013