No-Salt Fajita Rub

No-Salt Fajita Rub

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 19.8
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 30.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Introduction

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes. If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 teaspoon ancho chili powder*
    1 teaspoon cumin seed
    1/2 teaspoon oregano
    1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or dried garlic

    * or your favorite chili powder


Tips

To make it a marinade: Combine the rub with the zest and juice of one lime, plus 1 T vegetable oil. Pour over the meat, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.


Directions

Combine all ingredients in clean coffee grinder or blender. Pour into a glass jar or covered container. Store in a cool, dry place away from light for up to six months.

Yields 1 batch.

Big-Batch Measurements:
4 teaspoons ancho chili powder*
4 teaspoons cumin seed
2 teaspoons oregano
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 teaspoons garlic powder or dried garlic
(Makes 4 batches.)

Serving Size: Yield 1 tablespoon, which flavors 1 pound of protein

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