Pork Rib Dry Rubs

If you want to make pork ribs memorable, be sure to pat on a generous layer of dry rub. From spicy to sweet to laced with herbs, dry rub for pork ribs can go in many flavor directions.

See Popular Pork Rib Dry Rubs Recipes

Chile-Glazed Pork Ribs

Pace Salsa & Picante

Are you ready for some mouthwatering, fall-off-the-bone ribs with a delectable sweet and spicy glaze? Try this version that takes only 10 minutes to put together...then just throw them in the oven and get ready to enjoy!

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Southern-Style Pig Rub


A classic pork rub that is perfect for smoked pork roasts and is especially good for pulled pork.

Sweet and Spicy Smoked Ribs

Family Circle

In this barbecue rib recipe, the ribs are smoked long and slow resulting in tender, flavorful meat. The brown sugar and spice rub works in harmony with most barbecue sauces, so choose your favorite brand or make your own.

Zippy BBQ Ribs

Midwest Living

The spices and sweet apple juice in the barbecue sauce give these grilled pork ribs their robust flavor.

Smoked Ribs with Dry Rub

Tyler Florence

California Baby Back Ribs

Better Homes and Gardens

The pineapple rum and molasses give these juicy baby backs a distinctive Caribbean touch--perfect for summer entertaining.

Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Better Homes and Gardens

Dry rubs are sensational on pork ribs, especially when the ribs are cooked slowly to soak up loads of smoky flavor.

All-Purpose Rib Rub

Midwest Living

Caribbean-Style Jerk Rub

Midwest Living

Before grilling, apply this sweet-and-spicy seasoning on pork ribs, dark meat portions of chicken and turkey, or boneless duck breast. Grill over indirect heat.

Pork Ribs With Sweet Pepper Dry Rub


Do yourself a favor and make these bone-sucking ribs tonight!

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Santa Fe Nights Rub


A wonderful blend of three different chilies combined with an earthy cumin and sweet dark sugar make this a delicious rub for beef and pork.

Gone-In-A-Minute Rubbed Ribs

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 1 min

Spicy Barbecue Rub

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this meat rub recipe to keep on hand for summer cookouts, or mix up a batch to share as hostess gifts. Use only fresh spices in the mix; spices lose flavor after about 1 year.

Caribbean Riblets

Better Homes and Gardens

Spiced Pork Ribs

Better Homes and Gardens

This grilled pork rib recipe, with meat coated in five-spice rub then glazed with a sweetened molasses mixture has fall-off-the-bone goodness.

Backyard Barbecue Ribs with Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

The first act - a spicy, smoky-flavored rub - sets the stage for the second - the sticky soda-base sauce that follows. Together, this combo creates pork ribs perfection. Look for molasses powder - a unique product made from dehydrated blackstrap molasses - at spice shops or online.

Smoked Ribs

Better Homes and Gardens

Use your charcoal grill to smoke cook these spice-rubbed pork ribs. Glaze the ribs with a sweet ginger sauce the last 10 minutes of smoking.

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