Rub for Barbecue Ribs

[ Photographs: Joshua Bousel ]

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Rub for Barbecue Ribs

About This Recipe

Yield:makes about 2 cups
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:10 minutes
This recipe appears in: Grilling: How to Make a Barbecue Rub


  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons celery salt
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned salt
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle powder
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder


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    Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until homogenous. Transfer to an airtight container and use as needed.


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