This Homemade BBQ Seasoning Recipe is loaded with simple spices and easy to make. Use this dry rub on your favorite meats for delicious taste.
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I love making homemade seasoning mixes. It makes it easy to add in the seasoning blend that I prefer and no ingredients that I can’t pronounce. This BBQ seasoning rub recipe is loaded with flavor and easy to store.
Homemade Seasoning Recipes takes your meats to the next level. If you love making homemade seasoning as much as I do, check out these easy recipes – Texas Roadhouse Steak Seasoning Recipe or Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe.
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Why Make this Dry Rub Recipe:
I love that homemade seasoning can be made easily with pantry ingredients. This homemade BBQ rub recipe is one of my favorite because it can be used in many different ways. It taste so much better than store bought spice blends.
It can also be stored in mason jars for a great gift idea. If you are looking for new BBQ Spice Rub, start with this recipe. You will not be disappointed and your meats will be so flavorful.
For added BBQ flavor, we have put a BBQ sauce glaze after grilling the meats. We love the way it taste and you can even use it for dipping.
- Brown Sugar
- Chili Powder
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Kosher Salt
- Black Pepper
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Feel free to change the BBQ seasoning mix to your personal preference. These are some delicious additions for added flavor or extra kick of spice.
- Smoked Paprika
- Cayenne Pepper
Step by Step Instructions:
Step 1 – Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
Step 2 – Rub approximately 1 tablespoon of the BBQ chicken seasoning rub generously over the protein. Let them marinate in the rub for at least 20 minutes or overnight. Now grill, serve and enjoy.
- Used Seasoning – Make sure to discard any of the rub that might have come into contact with any of the raw protein.
- Combining Seasoning – Combine the seasoning in a bowl until fully mixed together.
- Adding to Protein – When adding a dry rub to your meats, allow it to marinate for at least 15 minutes. This helps to add flavor to your choice of meats.
How to Use BBQ Seasoning:
Using a marinade or a dry rub for you choice of protein is all up to you. We love to use all purpose BBQ rub sauce once the chicken is finished cooking to add in additional flavor.
Whether you use a barbecue sauce or a dry rub spice blend, feel free to use on any of these cuts of meats.
- Smoked Brisket
- Pork Chops
- Pork Ribs
- Grilled Chicken Breasts
- Chicken Wings
Frequently Asked Questions:
If you prefer you can use this dry rub as a marinade. Just add in olive oil and vinegar to the seasoning mixture. The flavor may change slightly but your choice of meat will still be just as delicious.
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
If stored properly this spice blend will last about 6 months.
When we meal prep for the week, we also prepare our homemade seasonings. Because of my large family, I usually double this recipe because we can use it in many different ways.
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- Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
- Rub approximately 1 tablespoon of the rub generously over the protein. Let them marinate in the rub for at least 20 minutes or overnight.
- Then the protein is ready to grill and enjoy!
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