Rub for Barbecue Ribs

Grilling

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Rub for Barbecue Ribs

[Photographs: Joshua Bousel]

A complex mix of spices form an outstanding rub to use on slow smoked ribs or other meats.

About the author: Joshua Bousel brings you new, tasty condiment each Wednesday and a recipe for weekend grilling every Friday. He also writes about grilling and barbecue on his blog The Meatwave whenever he can be pulled away from his grill.

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  • Yield:makes about 2 cups
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. 1.

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