This Sweet and Spicy BBQ dry rub recipe is versatile and very popular as a BBQ Brisket rub, Pork Ribs rub and works really well with BBQ Chicken too.
The ingredients list for this dry rub recipe may seem long but if you make a large enough batch it stores really well in a sealed container for months.
The sugar in this rub works to caramelize the exterior of the meat to give it that prize-winning crispy exterior you're looking for.
The cocoa powder gives this dry rub recipe it's balance and smoothes out the peppers and garlic.
It's one of the secrets to a great dry rub recipe.
Note, some folks have mentioned they find this rub spicy. If you have a lower tolerance to spicy foods then you might want to reduce the amount of cayenne pepper a bit.
Go ahead and experiment with this dry rub on steaks or even burgers.
Home › Dry Rub Recipes › All American BBQ Dry RubServes: Makes approx. 1 1/4 cups
Prep Time: 5 min
What you'll need:
In a medium glass bowl mix all the dry rub ingredients really well with your hands.
Store in a sealed glass container (mason jar) for months on the shelf.
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