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Best Odds Pulled Pork Rub

User Rating 4 Star Rating (9 Reviews)


Best Odds Pulled Pork Rub
This is a basic but traditional pulled pork rub that will give you the best odds for making a great batch of Barbecue Pulled Pork. It sounds like it contains a lot of black pepper, but trust me, that flavor will mellow while smoking, giving you a touch of heat without being overpowering.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Makes about 1 cup


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard


Mix all ingredients. Work mixture into meat about and hour before it goes on the smoker. Save some of the rub to sprinkle on during the smoking process to replace rub lost during turning.

This rub can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dark place for several months.

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 5 out of 5
Pulled Pork Rub, Member MikeStitt

The recipe is awsome ! Just the way I remembered it to be.. I will make this over and over again now that I have this recipe. And I will pass it on to all who want a wonderful pulled pork sandwich. Thanks This more like 10 stars !!!!!

8 out of 8 people found this helpful.

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