All-Purpose Dry Rub Recipe

Homemade Dry Rub - the BEST dry rub recipe you'll find online. Rub on chicken, ribs, steak, beef, pork and more for the most amazing BBQ flavors. 

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Dry Rub
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Calories 250 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons steak seasoning McCormick
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together. 

  2. Store the dry rub in an air-tight container for up to a few months. Rub it on chicken, ribs, steak, pork and meats. 

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ.

You may use the dry rub on this Dry Rub Baked Chicken recipe.

Nutrition Facts
All-Purpose Dry Rub Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sodium 18794mg 783%
Potassium 621mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 34g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 166.4%
Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 16.3%
Iron 45.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.