Derrick's Hot Rib Rub

Chili Powder
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups (8 servings)
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This is a very simple rub, but it's hot. Try using medium or mild chili powder to tone it down a little. This barbecue rub is a great way to add flavor and some heat to pork ribs.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup/240 mL ​chili powder (hot)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL pepper (fresh, ground)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL cayenne

How to Make It

1. Mix all ingredients together. Store in an airtight container and keep in a cool and dark place. Can be stored for up to 6 months after preparation.

2. Apply rub evenly over ribs. The general rule is what sticks is the perfect amount.

Use this rub for:

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 56
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 466 mg
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)