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All-Purpose Dry Rub

Whether it’s brisket, ribs, or chicken, this barbecue dry rub is perfect on just about anything you sprinkle it on
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The beauty in barbecue is simplicity. Good quality meat and fire does most of the hard work in this old-school way of cooking, but a good dry rub is the foundation to all great smoked meats. Down South, rubs aren’t complicated at all and usually consist of just kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper. Our version is very similar, but we add a little light brown sugar to compliment the sweetness of the meat, and pinch of cayenne for color

Ready in
5 m
5 m
(prepare time)
8
Servings
54
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup kosher salt
  • 1 Cup butcher or coarse-cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cayenne pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients together until well incorporated. Store the rub in an airtight container until ready to use.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving54
Total Fat0.6g0.9%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated0.2g1.1%
Protein2g3%
Carbs14g5%
Vitamin A18µg2%
Vitamin C0.5mg0.8%
Vitamin E0.3mg1.7%
Vitamin K23µg29%
Calcium66mg7%
Fiber4g15%
Folate (food)3µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)3µg1%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium25mg6%
Monounsaturated0.1gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.2mg1.1%
Phosphorus24mg3%
Polyunsaturated0.2gN/A
Potassium203mg6%
Sodium44mg2%
Sugars, added4gN/A
Zinc0.2mg1.2%