Dry Rub for Spicy BBQ Ribs

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

After trying a few different recipes for a dry rub, we came up with our own version. We like more spicy than sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rack of ribs, remove membrane on back, and pat dry with paper towel. You can either leave as a rack and thread onto a spit or cut into 2-3 rib sections.
  2. Mix all remaining ingredients until well blended. Rub the mix over both sides of ribs until it's all used up. I sometimes double the recipe to get a really good coating. You can either put in fridge overnight or grill at 350 F right away on bbq over indirect heat. The bbq acts more like an oven this way. The sugar will burn if you grill over direct flame.
  3. They will take an hour to cook through.

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