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Memphis Rub

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Memphis Rub
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In Memphis the Rub is the most important ingredient aside from the meat. Often ribs are served with only a rub and without sauce. This means that this barbecue rub has to provide all the flavor to make Memphis Style Barbecue. This rub starts with a generous portion of paprika and then builds a slightly spicy but definitely savory profile to help you make the most of your barbecue. This Memphis Rub is particularly good on ribs but can be used on any smoked meats.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Makes 2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup paprika
  • 1/4 cup garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup mild chili powder (use medium or hot to kick up the heat)
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons celery seeds
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice

Preparation:

Mix together all ingredients until well combined. Store in an airtight container. May be stored for up to 6 months.
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 5 out of 5
Memphis dry rub, Member robertbooth

Excellent dry rub, I added more brown sugar and 3 TBLS of Cheyenne , just eyeballed the rest of the ingredients.......

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