All-Purpose BBQ Rub
Use this recipe to make our indoor Texas-Style BBQ Brisket.
Why This Recipe Works
We wanted a dry spice rub for grilling and barbecue that was suitable for a wide range of meats and poultry. For the base of our All-Purpose BBQ Rub recipe, we used a blend of brown sugar and paprika. Their sweet flavor and vibrant color complemented a variety of other flavors and tempered the spiciness perfectly. Onion and garlic powders added deep flavor; fresh garlic tends to burn and turn bitter in a rub. Spiciness for our All-Purpose BBQ Rub came from a three-pronged attack: dry mustard, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.