Basic Barbecue Rub

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Studentchef

This is from the booklet the IGA supermarket produced. It can be good on it's own or as a base for experimenting. There are variations to this recipe that I will include below.

Top Review by Mom2Rose

Spring PAC 2009: Yum!! I tried the mustard variation on chicken. It was outstanding!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend all the ingredients together and store in a small container. Ue when ready to barbecue.
  2. Variations (adding to the dry rub above):.
  3. Mustard and thyme:.
  4. Add 4 tbsp Compliments Honey & Garlic mustard, and 2 tbsp of fresh thyme leaves. It is good for fish, poultry, meats, potatoes, and vegetables.
  5. Mediterranean:.
  6. Add puree of 2 tbsp green olive tapinade and a couple of cloves of fresh garlic. Good for grilling vegetables, meat and seafood.
  7. Coffee and cocoa:.
  8. Add 1 tbsp finely ground dark roast coffee with 1 tbsp double chocolate truffle chocolate mix. It's good with beef, pork, game and poultry.
  9. Maple:.
  10. Add 1 tbsp brown sugar, with 2 tbsp organic 100% maple syrup. Good with pork, salmon, poultry, apples, pears, and squash.

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