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5 from 3 votes

The Best Basic BBQ Dry Rub

The Best BBQ Rub for all your smoked recipes and grilled recipes! This all purpose BBQ Dry Rub is perfect for all types of protein: chicken, beef, pork and more.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Rub
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue, BBQ, BBQ Rubs, Dry Rub Recipes
Servings: 14 Tbsp
Calories: 35kcal
Author: Darcey Olson
Cost: $2.50


  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper


  • Add all the ingredients to a medium size bowl and stir to combine. Use immediately or store in an airtight container.


Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg