Sweet and Spicy Dry Rub Recipe

Southwestern Style Seasoned Loin of Pork Dinner
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  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/3 cup (2 servings)
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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. 

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 70
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2,333 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)