Backyard BBQ Rub

By <i>Gifts Cooks Love:</i> Reprinted with permission of Andrews McMeel Publishing, recipes by Diane Morgan, photography by Sara Remington
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Backyard BBQ Rub
Serves
Makes about 2½ cups of rub
Ingredients
  • ½ cup kosher or sea salt
  • ½ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup ground cumin
  • ¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup sweet paprika
  • ¼ cup dried thyme, crushed
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Procedure
This big-flavored spice blend is guaranteed to ignite great taste when rubbed on shrimp, scallops, chicken, beef, lamb, buffalo, or pork. This recipe yields about 2½ cups of the spice rub, which is a great quantity to divide and package for gift giving.

In a medium bowl, combine the salt, sugar, cumin, pepper, paprika, thyme, chili powder, coriander, and cinnamon. Stir well to blend.

Divide into ¾-cup portions and transfer to jars or tins with tight-fitting lids.

Backyard BBQ Rub

By <i>Gifts Cooks Love:</i> Reprinted with permission of Andrews McMeel Publishing, recipes by Diane Morgan, photography by Sara Remington
Serves
Makes about 2½ cups of rub
Ingredients
  • ½ cup kosher or sea salt
  • ½ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup ground cumin
  • ¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup sweet paprika
  • ¼ cup dried thyme, crushed
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Procedure
This big-flavored spice blend is guaranteed to ignite great taste when rubbed on shrimp, scallops, chicken, beef, lamb, buffalo, or pork. This recipe yields about 2½ cups of the spice rub, which is a great quantity to divide and package for gift giving.

In a medium bowl, combine the salt, sugar, cumin, pepper, paprika, thyme, chili powder, coriander, and cinnamon. Stir well to blend.

Divide into ¾-cup portions and transfer to jars or tins with tight-fitting lids.