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Texas Rub for Brisket

Texas Rub for Brisket

The perfect Texas style rub for a delicious Houston-inspired rub. While this rub is meant for a low and slow beef brisket, you can certainly use it on beef ribs and barbecued chuck roasts.
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: American BBQ
Keyword: barbecue brisket, bbq brisket rub, bbq rub, texas BBQ rub
Servings: 0.33 cup
Calories: 99kcal


  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed


  • Combine Texas brisket rub ingredients in a medium bowl. Apply evenly all over brisket or beef ribs and cook as directed.
  • If making ahead of time, store tub in an airtight container in the cupboard for up to 1 year after preparation. Double or triple the recipe for future use.
  • Discard if rub has come into contact with raw meat.
  • This is enough rub for one large brisket, or two full racks of beef ribs.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 42325mg | Potassium: 932mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4426IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 308mg | Iron: 12mg