5 Spice rub for Grilled Fish

This five-spice rub will work with many types of grilled fish, but is really good on grilled tuna steaks. (If you're using it on tuna, I suggest adding a teaspoon or so of salt to the mixture).

The quantity below is enough to prepare about 1 cup of fish BBQ rub, enough for a whole lot of fish.

If you have any left over, just store it in a ziplock storage bag, and store in your refrigerator or freezer.

Try this five spice rub for grilled fish - great with grilled tuna steaks


  • ¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup thyme
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons oregano leaves
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together.
  2. tore the grilled fish barbecue rub in an airtight food saver container such as a canning jar or a ziplock storage bag until required.

Try this rub with our grilled tuna steak recipe.