Thunder Baby Back Dry Rub

READY IN: 12hrs
Recipe by Iowahorse

From a BBQ cookbook I bought at a flea market. Dang good rub! I think the author was Alton Brown.

Top Review by Chef GreanEyes

this IS one of those rubs that gets the lid opened every time i see it. a couple sniffs and oh heaven! making some more beef ribs today :) used this rub on pork ribs and oh so yummy! it smells better than the other rubs ive tried that are somewhat similar. thanks for posting! i keep a huge bottle of it mixed up year round! :) i beleve i used The Rock and Roll BBQ Chef's Jalapeno Dust # 212062 mixed with a little more salt in place of the jalapeno salt called for here.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix well.
  2. Place each slab of baby back ribs on a piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil, shiny side down, or plastic wrap.
  3. Sprinkle each side generously with the dry rub.
  4. Pat the dry rub into the meat.
  5. Refrigerate the ribs for a minimum of 1 hour (overnight is much better).

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