All Purpose BBQ Rub

Sweet and Spicy All Purpose Dry Rub

  • Author: Joanie Simon
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: enough rub for 1 roast


An easy dry rub recipe that’s great for grilled pork, beef or poultry.  It’s a little bit sweet and spicy.


  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1.5 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp turbinado sugar


  • Combine dry rub ingredients into a jar
  • Apply liberally to your favorite meats for grilling or smoking


Dry rub will keep in the jar as long as you seal it with a lid