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Herb Rub

Great for any lean meat, especially chicken or pork.



  1. Wash and stem the basil and cilantro.
  2. Put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend for about 1 minute.
  3. Rub on 1 1/2 to 2 lbs of your favorite lean meat and bake or grill until done.
  4. Note: This herb rub made the best chicken breast I've ever had!
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This was incredible. My husband couldn't stop talking about how good it was. I used it on chicken breasts. They came out so juicy. Even my 9 year old couldn't get enough. It was by far the best chicken I've ever made.
30 Mar 07 by member: clemaster
This was so incredibly tasty. I rubbed in on chicken thighs then put in on a bbq was delicious! Served with roast veggies yum!
15 Nov 07 by member: jaimechew
This is a great rub........yum!
04 Sep 08 by member: changenwomen
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Nutrition summary:

There are 67 calories in 1 serving of Herb Rub.
Calorie break-down: 85% fat, 12% carbs, 3% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 60
Calories 67
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.65g 10%
  Saturated Fat 0.704g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.394g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.306g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 292mg 12%
Potassium 49mg  
Total Carbohydrate 2.16g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
  Sugars 0.66g  
Protein 0.45g  
Vitamin A 83% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
of RDI*
(67 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (12%)
Fat (85%)
Protein (3%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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