Texas Signature Steak Rub

READY IN: 24hrs 5mins
Recipe by pamela t.

This was the winner of the 2000 Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival. I rub this on steaks and leave at least overnight. You will have the most tasty and tender steak EVER! My friends won't let me serve steak any other way. Use a good cut of meat--rib eyes or NY strip.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Made this rub as directed with one exception -- used less cayenne (may add more later if needed). The flavors are really good and yes, it does have a sweet taste, but Texas brisket and ribs are known for having a sweet-flavored dry rub. You can always use a vinegar-based mop sauce or bbq sauce, but the brown sugar really helps to tenderize the meat. I'm not sure if I would use this on a steak, but I will definitely use it on baby back ribs and smoked brisket. Made for the Football Tag, October, 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. thoroghly mix all ingredients.
  2. Rub on steaks.
  3. Cover and refrigerate steaks overnight.

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