Recipe By Kristen
Published Mar 5th
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 /2 cup Calories 24.3

This is a delicious dry rub that we use on ribs and sometimes chicken. Rub liberally on baby back ribs, chicken or short ribs, then throw the meat on the grill. You can substitute smoked paprika for regular paprika.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground dried chipotle pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix the brown sugar, ground chipotle, paprika, mustard powder, cumin, and salt together in a bowl.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 24.3
  • Carbohydrate 4.4 g
  • Fat 0.7 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 0.6 g
  • Sodium 874.6 mg
  • Sugar 3.4 g

Chef's Notes

Use this dry rub with our Chipotle BBQ Sauce.
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  1. I haven't even rubbed it on my chicken yet, just tasted the mixture and I know it will be a hit! Just what I was hoping for one of three beer can chickens I will be grilling for a Summer Party. Thanks so much for the recipe! And it's not too salty either! *I made - Read more ...
  2. This rub turned out really good and full of flavor, but I thought it was too salty with a full tablespoon of salt, so I'll likely scale that down to a half Tbs next time. Otherwise, the flavor was great!
  3. Made this for dinner tonight and used it on a flank steak. 2 tbsp of rub was the perfect amount for 1.5 lb meat. It had enough heat to be interesting and flavorful but not so much as to overpower the kids. We'll be using this rub a lot around here.
  4. I omitted the cumin as I am not a big fan of it and it is AWESOME!!!!! I did beer butt chickens rubbed with this and they were phenomenal. I am making home made chicken fingers this week and can't wait to use it again! Edit: the more I use this, the more I like - Read more ...
  5. Not quite what I was looking for...
  6. I cut the salt back by half, that was the only change I made. Absolutely delicious. EXCELLENT on barbeque chicken and gave a nice pop to pre-formed, frozen barbequed hamburger patties. Next time, I'll try this with smoked paprika. I bet that would really take this over the edge.
  7. Excellent dry rub! This was perfect for baby back ribs. I cut the amount of ground chipolte powder in half and made up the difference with some additional brown sugar. I like things spicy but not that spicy... I also used smoked paprika vs. regular because when it comes to baby back ribs that mild - Read more ...
  8. This rub is great on pretty much any kind of meat. Chicken, pork, steak and even moose. I love spicy foods and this rub is very flavorful.
  9. My husband Rob gave this a high 5, I thought it was way to spicy for myself but he was awwing and hmmmming as he was eating his steak, so he says i can make his steaks this way again. I didn't have dried chipotle pepper so I used red ground cayenne pepper I had - Read more ...

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