Top Secret Rub


Rib rub just like they make at Famous Dave's! Turbinado sugar can be substituted for the brown sugar, if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 cups


  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar

  • 1 cup kosher salt

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup garlic and herb seasoning blend (such as Mrs. Dash®)

  • ½ cup garlic powder

  • ¼ cup chili powder

  • ¼ cup lemon pepper

  • ¼ cup onion salt

  • ¼ cup celery salt

  • ¼ cup salt

  • 2 tablespoons coarse ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons celery seed

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper


  1. Whisk brown sugar, kosher salt, white sugar, garlic and herb seasoning blend, garlic powder, chili powder, lemon pepper, onion salt, celery salt, salt, black pepper, celery seed, cloves, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

58 Calories
0g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2846mg 124%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 56mg 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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