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Memphis Dry Rub Recipe

Memphis Dry Rub Recipe

  • 1⁄4 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 -3 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Mix all ingredients together, using the cayenne pepper to your heat preference.
  2. Rub on a whole chicken for beer can chicken, or a rack of ribs.
  3. Makes about a half a cup of rub.

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