good dry rub recipe

Spare Ribs Grill Bbq Barbecue Peeling Ribs

Like Squirrel Poop, the dry rub you use for your grilled meat can make it as simple or as full of flavour as you want it to be. Take a break from the typical salt and pepper and go for something bigger and bolder – try these simple yet tasty homemade BBQ dry rubs at your next grilling session!

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

Ideal for Pork Ribs

What you need:

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup sea salt
3 tablespoons red chile powder
2 tablespoons ancho chile powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons ground black pepper
2 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
1 tbsp ground allspice
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon dried rosemary
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Using a wooden spoon, stir until all ingredients are well-combined. Rub mixture generously onto two slabs of baby back ribs. Cover ribs and refrigerate overnight before grilling.

The Rosemary Rub

Ideal for chicken, pork or even vegetables

What you need:

8 cloves garlic, diced
1/3 cup olive oil
3 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
1 tbsp dried rosemary
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tbsp ground black pepper
Combine garlic, fresh rosemary, dried rosemary, kosher salt and ground black pepper in a bowl. Gradually stir in olive oil. Mixture should form a thick paste. Brush rub onto desired meat or vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Grill meat or vegetables, brushing more of the rub while cooking.

Best Steak Rub

Ideal for beef and pork

What you need:

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons chilli seasoning mix
2 tablespoons ranch dressing mix
1 teaspoon steak seasoning
1 tsp garlic salt
1 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Mix together thoroughly the brown sugar, seasoning mixes, steak seasoning, garlic salt, onion salt and ground black pepper in a bowl. The resulting rub ought to be granular and smooth. Rub the mixture liberally on meat and allow to sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before cooking.

Looking to add more flavour to your meat before cooking or grilling them? Then you’re in luck, these 3 yummy homemade BBQ rubs are exactly what you’re looking for!