All-Purpose Rub Recipe -
All-Purpose Rub Recipe
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All-Purpose Rub

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"Dry rubs are a tasty alternative to liquid marinades. A rub imparts a fuller flavor to any meat. It is perfect for chicken or pork."

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Original recipe makes 5 plus ounces Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. In a small bowl, combine the SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, salt, paprika, mustard, pepper, oregano and thyme.
  2. To use: coat meat in mixture, and then grill as desired.
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  • Note
  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
  • Serving Size: 2 teaspoons rub

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 13, 2010

Really great!! I used this on chicken breasts and it turned out really well. I applied the rub and put the chicken back in the fridge for a few hours and then applied some more. The only change I might make is to maybe add cayenne pepper because I like it hot!!.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 03, 2014

Am cutting the salt to 1/4 tsp!!


9 Ratings

May 03, 2012

Made this to keep on hand. Great combination of versatile spices.

May 30, 2012

This was good, I like my rubs with a little more spice, but I did like this!

Jul 02, 2013

This was really good, a true all purpose rub. I used it on pork chops and chicken so far successfully. I will put in some cayenne and garlic powder next time as I thought it was missing that hint of kick. Very good recipe overall though.

Sep 15, 2013

Way way way way too much salt.

Jul 13, 2013

As the name implies a good all-purpose rub. Like other reviewers I thought it was a little salty. Will cut it back the next time. Also halved the sugar out of personal preference.

Feb 07, 2013

There was too much salt in this rub. Next time I will use one tablespoon of salt.


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  • Calories
  • 12 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2326 mg
  • 93%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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