Best BBQ Rub in Texas

Best BBQ Rub in Texas


"An old family recipe, this is the best BBQ rub in TEXAS! Rub into beef at least 2 hours before cooking. Great for brisket."


15 m servings 30 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 30 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1925 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix seasoning salt, paprika, chili powder, ginger, nutmeg, dry mustard, cloves, dry mesquite flavored seasoning mix, garlic salt, black pepper and brown sugar.
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  1. 29 Ratings


I hate to disagree with so many people, but I made this mix because of all the positive reviews and was so disapointed! I was smoking a beef brisket, a pork roast, and some chicken and used thi...

My only complaint with this rub is it made soooo much, which is okay because you can keep it for later use. It gave a very good flavor to my brisket.

Prepared BBQ beef for a family function and all raved about the beef. It was very easy to prepare and we slow cooked the beef (20lbs)for nearly 24 hours.

This is an excellent rub. I take a massive beef brisket, rub it down good, pour a couple of jars of barbeque concentrate over it, wrap it in foil and let it sit for about 2 hours before slow smo...

We were in charge of making/smoking the brisket for my dad's 65th birthday party. I made this up, exactly to recipe, on Tuesday. Placed in an airtight container. Rubbed on 12 lbs. brisket on Thu...

Greatest way to flavor ribs I have ever used. I precooked the ribs with this rub and used an off the shelf plain BBQ sauce. They were still as good or better than any rib at a summer cook-off.

I needed a rub recipe for beef ribs quickly & found this one. Even though we did not have seasoning salt, the dry mesquite mix or the time to let the rub sit on the meat for 2 hours, our ribs w...

Very good

Great flavors, not too sweet, but enough spice. I "marinated" some pork country ribs overnight with the rub. Grilled them in foil with a little water for several hours. The last 20 minutes, c...