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Plate of smoked turkey dry rub ingredients.

Smoked Turkey Rub

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Approx. 1/3 cup
  • Category: Seasoning
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: American


Smoked Turkey Dry Rub – a delicious smoked turkey dry rub recipe with all the classic flavors! Perfect for turkey breast, whole turkeys, etc.!


  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon smoked garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried sage leaves
  • 1 teaspoons onion powder


  1. Add ingredients to a small bowl; stir to combine.
  2. Pat turkey dry with clean paper towel. Drizzle with olive oil or rub with softened butter. (Optional: marinate first using our Best Turkey Marinade).
  3. Cover turkey with dry rub and smoke! We love this Smoked Turkey Breast recipe and our Smoked Whole Turkey recipe! 


Keywords: smoked turkey dry rub