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Kansas City Rib Rub

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Kansas City Rib Rub

Kansas City Rib Rub

Regarding BBQ Inc.
In Kansas City they know BBQ ribs. This is the barbecue rub recipe for traditional Kansas City-Style Ribs. Finish these ribs off with a good barbecue sauce and you'll have a fantastic meal.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Makes a little more than 1 cup


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne


Combine all ingredients together and transfer to an air tight container. Maybe stored up to six months.
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 5 out of 5
Best Yet, Member tek1959

I have tried many different rib rubs over the years and keep coming back to this one. It has just the right combination of flavor and heat. It is not bland, and the cayenne gives it just the right amount of kick. Team it with Rib Baste recipe, and you'll have yourself some fine eatin'.

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