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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Ready in
5 m
Prep5 m

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

8
Servings
54
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
2 1/4 cups of dry rub

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

Total Fat
0.6g
0.9%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1.1%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
14g
5%
Vitamin A
18µg
2%
Vitamin C
0.5mg
0.8%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.7%
Vitamin K
23µg
29%
Calcium
66mg
7%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
3µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
3µg
1%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
25mg
6%
Monounsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.2mg
1.1%
Phosphorus
24mg
3%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
203mg
6%
Sodium
44mg
2%
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.2%