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Centsable Health: Dry rub recipes that are perfect for the grill


Make your own dry rub:

1. Salt vs. sugar

  • Use salt for beef, fish, poultry
  • Sugar is usually used in BBQ to add flavor and a "bark"

2. Pepper

  • Cayenne - ground red pepper flakes
  • White pepper - adds "warmth" instead of "heat"
  • Black pepper - can used ground or course

3. Transition spices

  • Used to bring flavors together
  • Chili powder
  • Cumin
  • Paprika

4. Signature flavors

  • Coriander - pork, lamb, poultry, beef
  • Dill - chicken, fish
  • Garlic powder - universal
  • Ginger - fish, pork, poultry
  • Onion powder - universal
  • Oregano - lamb, beef, fish
  • Mustard powder - universal
  • Rosemary - fish, poultry
  • Thyme - universal

BBQ Dry Rub (ribs)

1 Tbsp. brown sugar

2 Tbsp. paprika

2 tsp. garlic powder

1 ½ tsp. black pepper


Cajun Dry Rub (pork)

1 tsp. ground white pepper

1 tsp. onion powder

½ tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. thyme leaves

1 tsp. black pepper

½ tsp. celery seeds

½ tsp. cayenne pepper

¼ tsp. salt


Asian Dry Rub (pork or poultry)

1 tsp. black pepper

¼ tsp. salt

1 tsp. brown sugar

½ tsp. ground ginger

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

1 ½ tsp. crushed anise seeds

¼ tsp. ground cloves


Basic Dry Rub

2 Tbsp. salt

1 Tbsp. garlic powder

1 Tbsp. onion powder

1 tsp. ground thyme

1 tsp. sage

1 tsp. paprika

1 tsp. black pepper


Ranch Rub (beef)

2 tsp. sweet paprika

2 tsp. dried thyme

1 ½ tsp. salt

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. onion powder

½ tsp. ground black pepper

½ tsp. ground red pepper

½ tsp. ground white pepper

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