Brown Sugar Spice Rub


  • 4 parts brown sugar
  • 2 parts kosher salt
  • 1 part chili powder
  • 1 part spices
    • cumin
    • paprika
    • garlic powder
    • onion powder
    • black pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients in a jar
  2. Add a lid and keep tightly sealed between uses
  3. Sprinkle liberally on chicken, pork or whatever else needs to be kicked up a notch

Note: Rub can also be made without sugar for applications where other sources of sweetness exist: i.e. sauces or braising liquids