An All-Purpose Rub Recipe for All Occasions
Wikipedia says ” Spice rub is any mixture of ground spices that is made for the purpose of being rubbed on raw food before the food is cooked, .”
Since these mixture of spices’ rub forms a coat on the food, it marinates the food in that rub for some time and the flavors will seep deep into the food. This is the reason why you get that aromatic smell while the food is being grilled, and a fabulous taste in your grilled food. I’m not sure but I know that some of you are bothered with what kind of rub recipe would go best for your beef, pork, poultry and fish, and uncertainly usually ends you with the usual salt and pepper, which is but actually good.
But if you want a change from your mere salt and pepper, this rub recipe is good for any beef or pork. Since you can store it in a covered container for up to a month, you will have more than just salt and pepper on your grilled foods.
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup granulated garlic
- 1/4 cup granulated onion
- 1/4 cup celery salt
- 1/4 cup seasoned salt
- 1/4 cup freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 cup sweet paprika
- 1/4 cup chili powder
- 1 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dry ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
What to Do
Simply combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Just make sure you stir well to mix thoroughly. This will give you almost 3 cups of rub. This makes a good rub regardless of the type of grill you use. Goodluck!