My personal rib rub that has gotten rave reviews from everyone. Works also as a great all-purpose seasoning blend for just about any savory dish. This makes enough for 1 rack of ribs.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix paprika, salt, onion powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and dry mustard together in a bowl.

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Nutrition Facts

10 calories; protein 0.5g 1% DV; carbohydrates 1.8g 1% DV; fat 0.4g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 582.5mg 23% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (8)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2015
I whipped this up for some leg quarters I was grilling and it worked well with chicken too. This is a good basic recipe and one you could change up if you wanted to. I think replacing one of the teaspoons of paprika with smoked paprika would really bump this one up a notch. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/27/2017
It's a good spice blend but has nothing to do with Vikings. They didn't have cayenne pepper... Read More
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2015
I whipped this up for some leg quarters I was grilling and it worked well with chicken too. This is a good basic recipe and one you could change up if you wanted to. I think replacing one of the teaspoons of paprika with smoked paprika would really bump this one up a notch. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2016
Seasoned a ham steak with it. The ham steak recipe called for some seasonings I didn't have so I used this instead. Turned out great and the broth left over from baking the ham steak was so good it will be used for hambone soup next. I also use this seasoning on eggs in the morning. It's so useful. Going to try it on a pan fried steak and hamburgers later next week. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/08/2018
This is a delicious flavor combination. I adjusted the quantities slightly. I didn't have normal Paprika only Smoked Paprika so I used 2 tsp of that 2tsp fine Himalayan Pink Salt (I should have used a little less but will next time) 2 tsp heaped Onion Flakes 1/2 tsp freshly ground extra bold Black Pepper 1/4 tsp Peri Peri (chili powder) 1/2 tsp Hot English Mustard Powder. I blended everything with the spice/coffee grinding blade in the Nutribullet. Will definitely make this again! Love the creative name for this blend. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/26/2017
It's a good spice blend but has nothing to do with Vikings. They didn't have cayenne pepper... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/19/2016
This is wonderful! It definitely has a kick to it. We added some garlic power with the other ingredients too. And we used it on some grilled steaks earlier this week. It's just as good as on the ribs! You really could use this on anything. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/14/2017
Rubbed this one on bone in chicken breasts and grilled to juicy perfection. The flavor was so good. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/02/2017
Just my kind of thing. Its good and has a bite to it. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/29/2020
This is my go to add to any dish, steak rub and add extra cayenne for more kick. Read More