Desi's BBQ Dry Rub

Summertime means grilling. Save a little dough on your barbecue rub by making your own with this recipe for sweet and spicy results.

Whisk brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, garlic powder, and cumin together in a bowl until no lumps of brown sugar remain.

  • Yield: 28
  • Cooking time: 45 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
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  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup paprika
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

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