Pork Butt Dry Rub Recipe

Make this spiced pork butt rub from Chris Lilly of Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q your go-to seasoning for all your barbecued pork. Go ahead and triple the recipe and store it in an airtight container so you'll always have some on hand. 

Pork Butt Dry Rub
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Makes about 3 1/2 Tbsp.


  • 4 teaspoons seasoned salt

  • 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/16 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Stir together all ingredients. Store in an airtight container up to 1 month.

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