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Homemade Hot & Spicy BBQ Spice Rub

The best homemade hot & spicy BBQ recipe for pulled pork, ribs, roast, chicken, or other cuts of meat. Simple and easy recipe that's great for gifts and stores well. Could be used for any meat. Includes brown sugar.

This spice rub is so good because it's so rich and flavorful. It is spicy, as the name states, but the heat isn't overpowering as the recipe is written.

What makes this rub so amazing is the variety of flavors that blend together; there's no way around having a long list of ingredients. If you leave something out, you will miss it in the finished product, all except for the cayenne which is what makes this rub spicy. If you are feeding children or just don't like much spice, you can leave it out or use much less than what is called for in the recipe.

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Homemade Hot & Spicy BBQ Spice Rub
The best homemade hot & spicy BBQ recipe for pulled pork, ribs, roast, chicken, or other cuts of meat. Simple and easy recipe that's great for gifts and stores well. Could be used for any meat. Includes brown sugar.
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The best homemade hot & spicy BBQ recipe for pulled pork, ribs, roast, chicken, or other cuts of meat. Simple and easy recipe that's great for gifts and stores well. Could be used for any meat. Includes brown sugar.
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  1. Combine all ingredients and whir in a spice grinder or blender until smooth. Store in a sealed container at room temperature.
  2. To use, brush meat with oil on both sides. Rub generously with spice blend. Wrap meat in aluminum foil and refrigerate for 8 hours to overnight. Grill or bake as desired.
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The best homemade hot & spicy BBQ recipe for pulled pork, ribs, roast, chicken, or other cuts of meat. Simple and easy recipe that's great for gifts and stores well. Could be used for any meat. Includes brown sugar.

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