Barbecue Hog Rub Recipe

Hog Rub Ingredients Claire Cohen
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
64 Calories
1g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2528mg 110%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 1g
Calcium 46mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a good general rub for any kind of pork, but specifically for large pork cuts. It can be used on a whole hog or pork shoulders to make great Carolina Style Pulled Pork.


  • 1/2 cup black pepper (ground)
  • 1/2 cup chili powder (mild)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup salt (coarse)
  • 1 tablespoon mustard (dry)
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix together and store in an airtight container.

  2. May be stored for several months in a cool dark place.

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