New Orleans Granulated Black Strap Molasses combines with Bourbon Barrel smoked salt to create the basis for this unique rub. The citrus notes and touch of spice ignites the lightly sweet smokiness. We had to use that amazing Smoked Bourbon Barrel Salt in something! We have a limited supply so when it’s gone, it’s GONE!
Salt can really bring other spices together and is a great flavor enhancer while sugar is instrumental in helping form the “bark” or crust and can really lock in the juices. Our granulated molasses is sourced from New Orleans. Domestic molasses differs from imported Molasses as our domestic molasses has a shorter ripening time. Blackstrap molasses undergoes three boilings until no additional sugar that can be extracted economically. Our New Orleans granulated molasses has the most flavor and lowest sugar profile possible of any molasses. Blackstrap molasses has a very robust caramel molasses flavor and is somewhat bitter. This is 100% pure black strap molasses and contains no fillers, additives, colorings, or flavorings.
A noticeable yet somewhat mysterious sweetness followed by a smooth earthiness from the garlic and onion. Then you’ll pick up a bit of heat that hits the back of your throat with some lingering citrus notes. If you want some additional citrusy flavor add a few squirts of fresh squeezed orange after you season your meat but before you begin to grill or smoke. The fresh citrus will ignite and enhance the existing orange flavor.
As a rule of thumb you should use about 1 tablespoon of dry rub per pound of chicken or pork. If you’re using this on fish I recommend using about ½ that much to start. In general I always recommend using a bit less the first time your experimenting with any new rub as you can always add more!
This is great on both chicken and pork. Apply the rub and then let them sit in the refrigerator for 8-24 hours to allow the seasoning to marry with the meat before smoking or grilling. For fish the seasoning only needs to sit for 30 minutes before cooking.
Hand blended from granulated molasses, demerara sugar, orange, smoked Bourbon Barrel salt, garlic, onion, chipotle, paprika and red bell pepper.