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Desi's BBQ Dry Rub

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This versatile rub can be used on all of your BBQ meats and is so simple to make and store. The flavor it gives your meat is phenomenal: sweet and smoky with a little spicy kick! It is fabulous on its own or it will compliment your favorite BBQ sauce nicely! Enjoy!"
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5 m servings 39
Original recipe yields 28 servings (1 3/4 cup)


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  1. Whisk brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, garlic powder, and cumin together in a bowl until no lumps of brown sugar remain.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Store in an airtight container or in a resealable plastic bag.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 39 calories; 0.4 9.6 0.5 0 415 Full nutrition

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This Rocks! I Love a good rub, I added smoked paprika and it gives it even more flavor! This is an all around good rub for everything you need to grill. Thank You LBCook :) stuff! I scaled it down to try on a recipe for carrots that used a BBQ rub. I should have followed by instincts and cut down on the cayenne and black pepper. Good but too hot for me. ...