All-Around Spice Rub

All-Around Spice Rub

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"This rub adds flavor to any meat cooked with any method! You can use just black pepper instead of the blend if you wish."


5 m servings 56 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 56 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 459 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the paprika, pepper, brown sugar, chili powder, onion powder, sea salt, and cayenne pepper together in a container with a lid. Store in a cool, dark place between uses.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I cut this down to one serving to give it a try and WOW - great stuff! It definitely is a nice combination of sweet and heat. Next time I might cut down on the paprika or use smoked paprika for...

There is nothing better than the combination of sweet and spicy. This rub had both in just the perfect proportions. Made and used with steaks on the grill. Got 5 stars from both the boyfriend AN...

My husband had made a similar rub before that he loved but was never able to find the recipe for again - he said this had to have been it! He loves it and loves grilling with it...which makes m...

This worked out really well. I cut this recipe in half and it still made a ton. I didn't have fresh-ground pepper mix so I used just fresh ground pepper. I used only 1 tbsp. of New Mexico chili ...

A little sweet, a little heat, a lot of flavor.

We loved this! It was delicious on chicken so we tried sprinkling it over burgers on the grill. That was fantastic, too. I can't wait to try it on ribs.

This is really good on fish, but I did not like it on my chicken or red meat.

Wow, this stuff is amazing! I only made one serving of the rub, which was the perfect amount to test it out on a family pack of chicken legs and thighs. Even so, I had to cut the amount of chili...

Flavor is so subtle it is pointless.