Chef Paul's Chikky Rub

Spices and herbs
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: about 3/4 cup (1-3 servings)
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Chef Paul Kirk, the celebrated 'Baron of Barbecue' from Kansas City, created this all-purpose rub, loaded with herbs, spices and flavor. This BBQ rub has a sweet component, but remember to keep the cooking temperature relatively low so that the sugar doesn't burn.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon​ cayenne pepper

How to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

2. Keep in a cool, dark place. This rub will remain good for up to 6 months.