Kansas City Rub for Pork

Kansas City Rub for Pork

Kansas City is known for their fantastic barbecued ribs. This rub is about as traditional as you can get. Apply this to pork ribs, cook low and slow, and slather will barbecue sauce. Your taste buds will thank you! This recipe makes enough for 3-4 slabs or ribs or 1-2 pork roasts, so adjust ingredients accordingly to suit your needs.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Rubs
Cuisine: American BBQ
Servings: 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup paprika (not smoked)
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons mild chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 1-2 teaspoons cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons mild chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 1-2 teaspoons cayenne

Instructions

  • Mix together all ingredients in a small bowl. Use immediately or store in an air tight plastic container or glass jar in the cupboard for 6 months after preparation.
  • To use: Liberally apply mixture on meat part of ribs or all over pork roasts. Cook as directed. Discard any leftover rub that has come into contact with raw meat. Use 1-2 two tablespoons of mixture in sauces, marinades, and bastes.