As Summer dawns, the smell of charred meat & wafts of smoke fill most Australian backyards. That's right, it's BBQ season or rather "Barbie" season as it's more commonly here.
Everyone seems to have an extra skip in their step as they clock off from work, knowing that they have prolonged daylight to enjoy the great outdoors.
We were quick to make the most of the opportunity, firing up the barbie on the first evening of Summer to cook these Chicken Wings, marinated of course with this delicious spicy BBQ rub.
This 3 step recipe is incredibly easy & quick to make, perfect for mid-week meals. As I'm a chilli addict, this has a kick to it, so feel free to leave out the chilli flakes or maybe only use 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper.
Spicy BBQ Rub
Smoked Paprika 2 tsp
Cayenne Pepper 1 tsp
Dried Chilli Flakes 1/2 tsp
Ground Cumin 1/2 tsp
Sea Salt 2 tsp
Cracked Black Pepper 1/2 tsp
Dark Brown Sugar 2 tsp
Dried Oregano 1 tsp
Step 1: Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.
Step 2: Drizzle 1 TB of olive oil over your preferred choice of meat. We love this on chicken wings!
Step 3: Sprinkle the rub over the meat & massage it in. Set aside until the BBQ is hot & ready.
If you're cooking chicken wings these will take approx 15-20mins on the barbeque. (Above quantity is for 2 people / 8 chicken wings in total).
What's your favourite piece of meat to BBQ? Do you have a favourite marinate or rub flavour combo?