Dry Rub for Barbecue Meats and Ribs

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

From an article on Kansas City famous for it's barbecue.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift everything together in a large bowl, blend well using a wire whisk.
  2. Stores for ages in a jar.
  3. Sprinkle onto, not into, meat.
  4. I added one tsp.
  5. each of cardomom and cumin, and a half tsp.
  6. of freshly grated nutmeg to a recent batch.
  7. Friends that I have given this to, tell me they are using it on just about anything they put on the grill, from fish and poultry to steak and baby back ribs.
Most Helpful

I put this rub on beef ribs for my husband and daughter and they loved it! When I make barbequed tofu I will try this. Thanks for a good tasting rub!

Sharon123 May 30, 2002

Used on babyback ribs. Do NOT recommend. Chili powder was overpowering.

Hank Hamm July 09, 2002