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Ribs Spice Rub spilling out of a small glass jar with a measuring spoon scooping spice

Ribs Spice Rub

This ribs spice rub is a delicious dry rub recipe for pork ribs, country style ribs, pulled pork, or anything else that you want to put it on.

Course Spices
Cuisine American
Keyword spice rub recipe for ribs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 - 2
Calories 8 kcal
Author Sandy Clifton


  • 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Coarse Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder, or granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper


  1. Add all spices to a container with a lid (I use a mason jar) and shake well to mix.

  2. Store with lid closed in a cool dry place.

Recipe Notes

I suggest doubling this recipe as it keeps very well.