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rub for pulled pork

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by markeli, May 17, 2006.

  1. markeli

    markeli Smoke Blower OTBS Member

    I need some suggestions on some rubs for 140 pounds of pulled pork for the family renunion. my wife wants some new ideas for rubs for boston butt for pulled pork.

  2. bob-bqn

    bob-bqn Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    For a quick and easy rub you can use equal parts of:

    Black Pepper
    Paprika Pepper
    Coarse Kosher Salt
    Brown Sugar

    and add a little Cayanne for heat.

    When I do this rub I like to cut back a little on the salt and add some extra white sugar in it's stead.
  3. ma?tley ca 1/4 e

    ma?tley ca 1/4 e Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    I posted this a while back under the pork section. I tried it on some ribs. I have since used this on everything from pulled pork to chicken. I absolutely love the flavor of theis rub. It has worked well on everything. Even grilled boneless breasts. I have 3 slabs of baby backs sitting in the fridge awaiting some smoke this afternoon.

    2 LBS Sugar
    8 ozs Season Salt
    2 ozs Paprika
    2 ozs Chili Powder
    2 ozs Ground Black Pepper
    1/2 ozs Garlic Salt
    1/2 ozs Onion Powder
    1 oz Cumin

    You can cut it down to whatever quantity you may need, but I make the whole batch and vacuum seal in mason jars.
  4. dionysus

    dionysus Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    This s a great base recipe and you can add whatever unique touches you want to it such as basil, oregano, rosemary, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne, different paprika's and so on. Just add small amounts at a time such as a teaspoon - you want to avoid any over-dominant flavour.

    • 1/2 cup White sugar
    • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup Celery powder
    • 1/3 cup Granulated garlic
    • 1/4 cup Onion powder
    • 1/4 cup Course Salt - sea salt or kosher
    • 1/3 cup Seasoned salt - homemade or store bought
    • 1/3 cup Chili powder
    • 1/3 cup Course Ground Black pepper
    • 1/3 cup Paprika
  5. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Here is a rub I like on pulled pork. You may need to scale it up for 140 pounds. I usually get 6-8 butts rubbed with this amount

    Meowey's BBQ Rub Plus


    2 tablespoons salt
    2 tablespoons sugar
    2 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons ground cumin
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
    1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
    1 tablespoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon ground allspice
    ¼ cup paprika

    Take care, have fun, and do good!