Middle Eastern Spice Rub

Middle Eastern Spice Rub

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Rub for 1 pound chicken

You can find za'atar, a Middle Eastern spice mix of thyme, sumac, toasted sesame seed, and oregano, at a well-stocked supermarket or specialty food store. 


  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon za'atar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 black pepper


  1. Place the garlic, olive oil, oregano, za'atar, salt and pepper into a small bowl and mix well to combine. Rub the mixture over the protein of your choice and set aside for 30 minutes at room temperature prior to cooking.


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