Sesame-Spice Rub

  • Yield: Makes 1/3 cup
Sesame-Spice Rub

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2011


  • 1/4 cup Spanish paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. In a small airtight container, combine paprika, cumin, oregano, sesame seeds, and pepper. Cover and shake well to combine. Store at room temperature, up to 3 months.

Cook's Notes

To use, heat oven to 375 degrees. Rub 2 tablespoons spice mix all over a 2 1/2-pound tied boneless pork loin. Season with coarse salt, place on a rimmed baking sheet, and roast until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees, about 50 to 55 minutes.


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