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ISO blackening spice rub

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NahantNative Jun 20, 2011 06:36 PM

i'm looking for a great blackening spice rub in the city...any rec's?

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    lescaret RE: NahantNative Jun 21, 2011 05:53 AM

    You might check with Penzey's Spices in Arlington Heights. (781) 646-7707.

    1293 Massachusetts Ave
    Arlington, MA 02474

    1. steinpilz RE: NahantNative Jun 21, 2011 06:05 AM

      I've been happy using Emeril's original "Essence" for blackened pork chops.

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        Exchefinma RE: NahantNative Jun 21, 2011 06:16 AM

        A good blackening spice is not hard to make.

        1 part = any desired measure, tsp, tbsp, cup, etc.

        What I like to use is:

        3 parts paprika (smoked will give great flavor, but not necessary)
        1 part cayenne pepper
        1 part white pepper
        1 part black pepper
        1 part kosher salt
        1 part granulated garlic
        1 part granulated onion
        1 part dried thyme

        Mix well.

        Enjoy.

        Ex- Chef in MA

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          bgavin RE: Exchefinma Jun 21, 2011 10:22 AM

          Dear Ex - For blackened, I would add 1.5 parts of brown sugar.

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            Exchefinma RE: bgavin Jun 21, 2011 11:34 AM

            bgavin,

            All depends on your taste. :) I personally tend to not add sugar to food savory foods.

            Your mileage may vary.

            Ex-Chef in MA

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          jackal RE: NahantNative Jun 21, 2011 11:50 AM

          I bought some at Christina's in Inman a while back

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