Rub Essentials: Amazing Chicken, Pork Dry Rub

Andy Anderson !


This recipe will work on chicken or pork, and when baked creates an awesome, flavorful sweet/spicy crust. You will notice that the photos only show 2 wings. Well, I worked all night on this recipe, using different ingredients, and different times and oven temperatures.

This is the end result and I believe you will enjoy it.

Keep the faith, and keep cooking.


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5 Min
No-Cook or Other



  • 1/2 c
    coconut sugar, light or dark variety
  • 1 Tbsp
    dehydrated onions, crushed to a powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp
    black or white pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp
    salt, kosher variety, fine grind
  • 1 tsp
    mustard powder, i prefer colemans’
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder

How to Make Rub Essentials: Amazing Chicken, Pork Dry Rub


  2. This recipe has some heat and some sweet. Fix it up and serve it on poultry or pork. Yummy stuff.
  3. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Crush up the dehydrated onions. I am using a spice blender.
  5. Add all of the ingredients to a bowl.
  6. Whisk together to combine.
  7. Store in a non-reactive jar; as you would any dry spice.
  8. Take your chicken or pork, rub with a bit of oil, and then sprinkle liberally with the spice mixture.
  9. I am doing chicken wings, so after several attempts, this is what I came up with:
    I rubbed them with a bit of grapeseed oil, and a little toasted sesame oil.
    Then, dusted them with the dry spice.
    Placed them on a parchment-lined baking sheet, fitted with a wire rack.
    Put them in a preheated 350f (175c) oven for 60 minutes.
    They came out SUPER awesome.
  11. Use this rub on any pork or chicken recipe you have. Enjoy.
  12. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Rub Essentials: Amazing Chicken, Pork Dry Rub

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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