All Time Best Pork Rub


All Time Best Pork Rub

All Time Best Pork Rub

This wet rub is my all-time favorite and is sure to become yours. It's great on anything from large pork roasts, to ribs, chops, and tenderloin. Whether you're grilling, smoking, baking, or cooking on a stovetop, this rub will do the trick.
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: American BBQ, Fusion
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 442kcal


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons granulated onion
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper


  • Combine dry ingredients in a small bowl. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil and mix through. If mixture is too dry, add the third tablespoon. Add garlic and grated ginger and stir through until well combined.
  • Apply rub all over pork cut of choice. If you are working with a large roast, double the rub recipe. Cook as directed.
  • Make mixture ahead of time and place into an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks after preparation. Discard any remaining rub that has come into contact with raw meat.


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh


Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 4967mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 5983IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 7mg


Looking for more ideas? See my list of the best BBQ Pork Rib Rubs.

Apply your spice rubs like a professional with a spice shaker (aka Dredge). This one from Winware has a heavy build, is machine washable, and holds plenty of spice rub. Plus it costs about $7. Just make sure you don't use this to store your rubs. It isn't airtight.