Recipe for Southern Barbecue Rub - dummies

Recipe for Southern Barbecue Rub

By Jenna Holst

Use this American favorite as a rub on pork, ribs, brisket, steak, or chicken. Southern Barbecue Rub is a perfect combination of hot, spicy, and sweet!

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Yield: About 3/4 cup

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Spice meter: Hot and spicy

1/3 cup paprika

3 tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons cracked black pepper

1 tablespoon cayenne

2 teaspoons dry English mustard

1-1/2 teaspoons salt (optional)

  1. Combine all the ingredients.

  2. Stir to mix evenly.

  3. Store in a covered container for up to 3 months.

If you want, use a combination of cracked black and white pepper or crack any mixed peppercorn blend.

Per serving: Calories 35 (From Fat 9); Fat 1g (Saturated 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 22mg; Carbohydrate 7g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 1g.