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Texas Barbecue Dry Rub Recipe


Boneless pork loin, dry rubbed
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This dry rub recipe is very typical of Texas-style barbecue. Texas barbecue rubs are usually spicy, and known for various ground chilies, and cumin.

Makes 1 1/2 Cups Texas Barbecue Dry Rub Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chili powder
  • 2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground chipotle pepper


Mix together all the ingredients thoroughly. Best if used right away, but if stored, be sure to use a container with an airtight lid.
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How to Make a Dry Rub

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