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Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delcious Healthy Way}

Homemade Greek-Style Pork Chop Dry Rub

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Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delicious Healthy Way}

Greek Pork Chop Rub using three simple ingredients is beyond naturally delicious. The ancient fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds are amazingly delicious, which complement pork chops perfectly. Just mix them with salt to create an impressively tasty dry rub.

Both fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds are traditional and well-liked spies in Mediterranean cooking. As a matter of fact, fenugreek is an important spice used in the rub for Greek-style pastrami.

Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delicious Healthy Way}
Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delicious Healthy Way}

Fenugreek Sees Fun Facts

Fenugreek is an annual plant, about 2-3 feet (approximately 60 – 90 cm) tall with green three-petaled leaves like clover leaves. They bloom small white flowers which turn into pods containing the small, golden-brown seeds we call fenugreek seeds.

fenugreek seeds
fenugreek seeds

Since ancient times, people have been regarding fenugreek seeds as powerful healthy seeds and using them for various medical remedies. For instance, fenugreek seeds for boosting breastmilk production, helping manage blood sugar levels, cholesterol levels, heartburn, and so on.

Fenugreek seeds have a unique nutty flavor with a hint of bitterness. When using fenugreek seeds, a small quantity goes a long way.

Fennel Seeds Fun Facts

Fennel is a hardy, perennial flowering herb in the carrot family. Called “Hui Xiang” {茴香} in Chinese, fennel seeds are another ancient and superfood spice.

They have an appetizingly pleasant smell and flavor with impressive health benefits.

fennel seeds
fennel seeds

Some of the examples of Fennel Seeds’s health benefits include:

  • Detox the Body. Fennel seeds are common ingredient in detox tea or supplement. This is because they contain antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties that can improve digestion and relieve conspitation. Fennel seeds can also potentially help purify the blood and flush out the radicals and toxic compounds out of the body system.
  • Regulates Blood Pressure. Feenel seeds are rich in potassium which is known for lowering the hypertension.
  • Refresh the Breath. Fennel seeds contain an unique essential oil that has antibacterial substances that help remedy bad breath.
  • Support Skin Anti-Aging. Fennel seeds is rich in minerals such as potassium, selenium and zinc, which helps balancing hormones and oxgen in the bloodstream.

What a wonderful spice! Even better is that fennel seeds are incredibly tasty too. Speaking of something that has the whole package! They are one of the key spices I use for my deliciously healthy Chai Tea Spice.

With it at hand, you can make a yummy immune booster Chai Tea at home in no time. You can also mix it with all-natural whole milk powder and turbinado sugar to make an Instant Chai Tea while you are camping or on the road.

How to make an easy and tasty Greek-Style Pork Chop Dry Run at home?

Step One is to grind the organic fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds into powder for Greek Pork Chop Rub

If it is easier to get quality organic fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds, then just get the seeds. We can use a spice grinder to grind freshly ground fenugreek and fennel seeds quickly and easily.

Grind fennel seeds for Chai Spice Mix
Freshly Ground Fennel Seeds Using Spice Grinder

Step Two is to mix fenugreek seeds powder, fennel seeds powder and salt

Mix 1 portion of fenugreek seeds powder, 1 portion of salt, and 2 portions of fennel seeds powder. The portion here means volume, not weight. I usually use a tablespoon for the measurements.

Ingredients for Greek Pork Chop Dry Rub
Ingredients for Greek Pork Chop Dry Rub

Mix them together, and you shall have the super tasty and healthy Greek-style Pork Chop Dry Rub ready.

This recipe which uses 1 tablespoonful of both salt and fenugreek seeds powder and 2 tablespoonfuls of fennel seeds powder, can cook about 12 lb of Greek Pork Chops.

Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Tasty Healthy}
Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Tasty Healthy}
Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delicious Healthy Way}

Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Delcious Healthy Way}

Yield: 24 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Greek Pork Chop Rub using three simple ingredients is beyond naturally delicious. The ancient fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds are amazingly delicious, which complement pork chops perfectly.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp salt, Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds powder, freshly ground
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds powder, freshly ground

Instructions

  1. Grind fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds respectively and store them in separate glass jars for later use.
    Grind fennel seeds for Chai Spice Mix
  2. Add 1 tbsp pink Himalayan Pink Salt, 1 tbsp fenugreek seed powder, 2 tbsp fennel seed powder into a small mixing bowl.
    Ingredients for Greek Pork Chop Dry Rub
  3. Mix and blend three ingredients well.
    Greek Pork Chop Rub {Easy Tasty Healthy}
  4. All done! Store the dry rub in a glass jar and use it for cooking Greek Style Pork Chops.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 308mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

Nutrition calculation is provided by Nutritionix to the best knowledge per ingredients description and isn't always accurate.

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