BBQ Spice Rub

by | Last updated Mar 28, 2022 | recipes

The sweet and smoky flavor of this barbecue spice rub works well on everything from grilled chicken to smoked brisket or ribs. It’s easy to make and can be stored in a jar or airtight container for future use.


  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Chipotle Powder
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 tbsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Powder


  • Whisk all ingredients together making sure to break up any clumps.
  • Pour spice mixture into a jar or airtight container
  • To use: Shake or sprinkle evenly to coat the meat. Lightly pat.