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Best Memphis BBQ Dry Rub

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is the best Memphis-style BBQ dry rub; perfectly sweet, spicy and peppery."
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10 m servings 101
Original recipe yields 3 servings


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  1. Whisk brown sugar, black pepper, paprika, white pepper, red pepper flakes, salt, chili powder, and garlic powder together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Generously sprinkle onto ribs and use your fingers to rub into the meat. Wrap the meat in foil and place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 101 calories; 2 22.7 2.9 0 3523 Full nutrition

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Awesome dry rub. Great on rib and thinner skirt steak. Adding one tablespoon of tamarind boosted flavor.