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Sweet Fire Rib Rub

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Also goes very good on some chicken, tri-tip steaks, or pretty much anything BBQ. I do a lot of smoked foods, and it's perfect."
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5 m servings 331
Original recipe yields 3 servings (1 1/4 cup)


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  1. Mix brown sugar, white sugar, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and salt together in a bowl. Store in a sealable container in a cool, dry place.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Rub ribs with olive oil or mustard so rub sticks on meat. Do a good coat of rub over both sides and then wrap ribs with plastic wrap or foil and refrigerate overnight. I smoke them for 3 hours, wrap in foil with butter and honey, and then smoke wrapped for another hour. You want to keep temp at about 260 degrees F (125 degrees C). Enjoy straight off BBQ pit.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 331 calories; 2 82 2.9 0 2369 Full nutrition

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hi . I have used the recipe , three times it has a lot of flavor sweet and spicy. my whole family loves the baby back ribs .

It was delicious. I will use this again, but will need to cut back on the spices. I used it on a slab of ribs and on a pork shoulder then smoked it in my Orion smoker. the entire family LOVED...

Sooo bomb!

Okay, I really doubted this would turn out tasty due to the amount of sugars. It was absolutely great, and I've been looking for a really good bbq meat flavor for a long time. Accidentally left ...

Wonderful rub! A batch lasts us for months!

Absolutely delicious but I would cut on cayenne it's a bit too hot.

Put it on ribs for the family. Great stuff. Only will reduce cayenne pepper by half. Left a little to much bite for the wife and kids. Great mixture.

We smoked a slab of baby back ribs using this rub and it was fantastic. The only minor change i made was that I only used a half tablespoon of the cayenne pepper because I was concerned it migh...

We loved this rub! Followed the recipe precisely and then the recipe notes in regard to wrapping and refrigerating overnight. We slow smoked the ribs and then applied some homemade Bourbon BBQ...