Fire-Eater Rub and Seasoning

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Fire-eater rub and seasoning is by far my favorite kicked-up rub and all-purpose seasoning. It has the wonderful flavor of celery seed. I am a little heavy-handed with the celery seed. Don’t be afraid to cut back on it a bit if you’re not quite the celery seed enthusiast that I am. And it has a fantastic bit of heat. A good amount of heat actually. Hence the name.

Fire-Eater Rub and Seasoning

Fire-Eater rub and seasoning is a must-have for your pantry. I always have a big batch on hand. I use it to make my habanero wings, among many others. Because this seasoning does not contain any sugar I can use it on wings before I cook them, too. Things like an air fryer or grill will burn rubs that contain sugar.

I like to make my spice, rub and seasoning mixes in big batches and keep them in large bottles with easy-to-pour shaker lids.

I admit, sometimes I need a little something to help cool off my spicy wings. That usually means Ranch dressing. Maybe blue cheese. I use these little sauce dipping cups. They’re the perfect size for dipping things like wings, nuggets, tenders, veggies, you name it. And they’re crazy easy to clean up too!

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Fire-Eater Rub and Seasoning

My go-to wing seasoning with a little kick.
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Seasoning Mix
Cuisine: American
Keyword: seasoning, spicy
Servings: 4 tablespoons



  • Combine all ingredients. Store in an air-right container.


Makes enough for 4 pounds of wings. 

Nutritional values are approximate and will not include any store-bought wing sauce or seasoning nutritional values.

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