Seafood Rub

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Seafood is a delicious and healthy option for a quick weeknight meal. But buying fresh seafood can be expensive, and frozen Seafood often lacks flavour. This Seafood Rub is a great way to add flavour to Seafood without breaking the bank. Try this Seafood Rub the next time you’re looking for a quick and easy way to add flavour to Seafood. You won’t be disappointed.

Seafood Rub

Seafood Rub
Seafood Rub

The rub can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for up to two months. Simply rub Seafood with the spice blend before cooking, and you’ll have delicious, flavourful Seafood in no time. And best of all, the Seafood Rub is healthy and low in calories, so you can feel good about serving it to your family.

We recommend following this recipe for a tried-and-tested seafood rub that tastes incredible, however, we always encourage creativity. Adjust measurements to suit your personal tastes, add or remove specific ingredients and play around with the mixture of flavours to create a rub that suits your palate.

How To Make A Seafood Rub

Step 1 – Measure Ingredients

Using measuring spoons or weighing scales, measure out the correct amount of each ingredient.

This batch provides the right amount for approximately 2lbs of fish. If you want to store your rub for later use, scale your measurement sizes appropriately.

Step 2 – Combine & Mix

Combine all of your ingredients together in a mixing bowl & mix thoroughly until fully combined. During this process, you want to combine so thoroughly that you can’t tell which seasonings have been used (no groupings of any particular seasoning).

Step 3 – Use Or Store

Use the seafood rub immediately by patting your fish carefully yet generously after patting the fish dry. Remember that rub adds incredible flavour to your fish, so be as liberal as you like with the seasoning.

Alternatively, if you want to keep all or part of your rub for later use, use a funnel to pour your seasoning into an airtight container. If you have a silica anti-moisture pack, place this inside the container to keep the rub fresher for longer. Store your container in a cool, dry place, and your rub can last for months.

Seafood Rub FAQs

What Seasoning Is Good For Seafood?

We recommend trying our full-board seafood rub. However, we do realize that this can be a lot of ingredients. If you have a limited supply, reduce your ingredients to smoked paprika, sweet paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder.

Is Seafood Seasoning The Same As Old Bay?

Our seafood seasoning is very similar to Old Bay. Old Bay is a blend of 18 spices & herbs famous all over the United States and is a pioneer for seafood seasonings.

What Goes In Seafood Seasoning?

Seafood seasoning is essentially smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, dried dill, salt, cumin, allspice, celery seed, chopped ginger, black pepper, and cinnamon.

Seafood Rub

Seafood Rub Recipe

Easy Seafood Rub you can try at home.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 4 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Cuisine American


  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Funnel (optional – if storing)
  • Airtight Container (optional – if storing)
  • Anti-Moisture Silica Packet (optional – if storing)


  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder/ granulated garlic
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp kosher salt/ celery salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • A pinch of celery seed
  • A pinch of chopped ginger
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • A pinch of cinnamon


  • Measure out the right amount of each ingredient.
  • Combine all ingredients together & mix thoroughly.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container for future use.
Keyword seafood rub