Sweet and Spicy Dry Rub Recipe

Southwestern Style Seasoned Loin of Pork Dinner
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Ratings (5)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/3 cup (2 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
70 Calories
1g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1/3 cup (2 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2333mg 101%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 1g
Calcium 65mg 5%
*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.)

Herbs, spices, salt and brown sugar, plus a kick of cayenne pepper, give this dry rub a complex flavor. It's great on a roast chicken or rotisserie chicken, or on roast or grilled pork. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (granulated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, combine ingredients.

  2. Covers up to 2 roast chickens or 4 to 6 individual pieces.

  3. You can store the dry rub in an airtight bag or container for up to 2 weeks.