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bbq rub for ribs and chicken
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4.88 from 8 votes

Homemade Dry Rub

This homemade dry rub is packed with flavor and adds a perfectly balanced punch of spice to every bite.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 29kcal
Author: Laura


  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder you can leave this out if you don't have it


  • Mix all spices together until well combined. Rub onto ribs, chicken, or veggies.


  • Double or triple the recipe to have spice left over.
  • Leftover spice can be kept for later in an air tight container or ziplock bag.


Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 602mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1171IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg