Robert's Brisket Rub


A basic brisket rub recipe which leaves a tangy and flavorful crust on the brisket when you cook it. It has been a big hit with my family and friends. This rub covers a 7-pound brisket.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup sweet paprika

  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  • 1 tablespoon dried savory

  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper


  1. Mix brown sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, savory, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container or keep in the freezer in a resealable plastic bag.


Place brisket in a pot with beef broth, 1 chopped onion, 1/2 chopped red, yellow, orange, and green bell pepper, 2 sliced apples, and some thyme overnight; pat brisket dry and cover with this rub before cooking for really flavorsome results.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

19 Calories
0g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 21
Calories 19
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 825mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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