Pure Magic Dry Rub

This balanced, sweet-savory dry rub is incredible rubbed on pork, such as smoked ribs, braised shoulder or bone-in chops. You can also save any leftovers to use on grilled or roasted vegetables, to toss with french fries or to season popcorn. Slideshow: More Grilling Spices and Sauces 

Total Time:
5 mins
1 cup


  • 1/4 cup sweet paprika, preferably Hungarian

  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 2 tablespoons granulated garlic

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1/2 tablespoon dry mustard powder

  • 1/2 tablespoon pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

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