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The Ultimate BBQ Rub Recipe for Beef, Poultry, Seafood, and Pork

The Ultimate BBQ Rub Recipe for Beef, Poultry, Seafood, and Pork

This rub from the Grilling cookbook is the perfect way to add some bold and delicious flavor to your grilled meats or seafood. Whether you’re cooking up beef, poultry, seafood, or pork, this versatile rub will add a savory and tangy flavor with just the right amount of spicy kick. Fire up the grill and get ready to take your BBQ to the next level with this ultimate summer rub recipe! 


  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried savory
  • 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper


Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk together thoroughly. Use immediately.

Find more ways to enhance your summer BBQs with Grilling: 300 Sizzling Recipes to Fire Up Your Grill Year-Round! Whether you're a seasoned grill master or just starting out, this cookbook has something for everyone, from starters and meaty mains to unique sauces, rubs, marinades, side dishes, and desserts. With helpful charts, tips, and tricks, you'll learn how to extract every bit of flavor from your proteins and create dishes that will keep your guests coming back for more.