Armadillo Willy's Rib Rub

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by DeeCooks

Armadillo Willy's is the best rib place in Northern California, IMHO. The closest one to us is about half an hour away, so thankfully they gave out the rub recipe and we can buy the sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Air-dry the brown sugar on a cookie sheet for a few hours, or dry in a warm oven. (you can skip this step with no detrimental effects.).
  2. Place the dried sugar in a Ziploc bag and break it up using a rolling pin until granulated.
  3. Stir all ingredients in a mixing bowl, then run through a sifter several times.
  4. Rub generously on spareribs or baby backs.

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