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
(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. 


  • 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

In a small bowl, combine ingredients.

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

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