Published on June 14, 2022

pork ribs with dry rub seasoning

Recipe: Sweet and Spicy BBQ Homemade Spice Blend

Make your own sweet and spicy BBQ blend for grilling meats of all kinds. This recipe uses spices most people have on hand.

Recipe: Sweet and Spicy BBQ Homemade Spice Blend


  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¾ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients in jar or food processor and store in an airtight container.
  2. Use it on anything from burgers to steak.

Source: Adapted from Wellness Mama

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