Jim Goode’s BBQ Beef Rub

This spicy dry rub is great for beef, pork, and lamb. Once you mix the spices they’ll keep about 4 months in an airtight jar. When ready to use, just rub into the meat, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate the night before grilling.

You will need:

  • 2 ½ tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon ground bay leaves
  • ¾ teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • ¾ teaspoon ground savory
  • ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt to taste


In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, paprika, mustard powder, onion powder, garlic powder, basil, bay leaves, coriander, savory, thyme, black pepper, white pepper, cumin, and salt. Store in an airtight jar at room temperature until ready to use.

Prep Time: 15 mins/Cooking Time: -/ Total Time: 15 mins

Servings: 24

Calories: 11.1