Sweet & Savory Dry Rub

Sweet & Savory Dry Rub

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011

This sweet and savory rub relies on ingredients you most likely have on hand already—brown sugar, dry mustard and onion powder—making it a quick recipe for a night when you're not sure what you're making for dinner.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper or freshly ground black pepper


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  1. Combine brown sugar, dry mustard, onion powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1½ teaspoons
  • Per serving: 19 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 1 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 10 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 141 mg sodium; 9 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: 3 lean meat

Reviews 1

February 21, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious! Grilled some boneless chicken breasts using this rub and they were delicious! Thanks for the recipe. Pros: Flavor is on point. Cons: Not enough for 4 pieces of chicken. Double recipe.
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