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Rub for Ribs - Kansas City


n Kansas City they know BBQ ribs. This is the barbecue rib rub recipe for traditional Kansas City-Style Ribs. Finish these ribs off with a good barbecue sauce and you'll have a fantastic meal. Courtesy of Derrick Riches

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  • 1/2 cup/120 mL brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL paprika
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL salt
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL cayenne


Servings 1
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
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Step 1

Combine all ingredients together and transfer to an air tight container. Maybe stored up to six months.Apply rub evenly over ribs. The general rule is what sticks is the perfect amount.


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