Discover the Perfect Rub for Pork Shoulder

If you’re a grilling enthusiast, you understand the significance of a delectable pork rub. Look no further because we’ve got the ultimate sweet rub that will elevate your pulled pork and smoked pork recipes to new heights. Prepare yourself for an explosion of flavors that will leave your taste buds singing!

Bowl of sweet rub with a bottle of Hey Grill Hey Sweet Rub in the background

Unleash the Sweetness

While some pitmasters keep their spice rub secrets locked away, we believe in sharing the love. This sweet rub is a masterpiece that you’ll want to keep on hand at all times. Its versatility is awe-inspiring, making it an absolute winner for any smoked pork dish you can dream of. And believe us, we’ve put it to the test!

Imagine how incredible your Smoked Pulled Pork or Grilled Pork Chops will taste with this incredible rub. But don’t stop there! This rub works wonders for chicken, vegetables, and even Smoked Mac and Cheese. Its power knows no bounds.

A Blend of Perfection

Creating this pork rub is as easy as can be. Once you gather the necessary ingredients, consider making a large batch to have on hand whenever the craving strikes. You can even share your newfound secret with friends and neighbors as the perfect gift.

All ingredients for sweet rub in a bowl

The Key Ingredients

To achieve the best pork rub in BBQ history, you’ll need just 8 essential ingredients. Here they are:

  1. Dark brown sugar
  2. Coarse sea salt
  3. Cracked black pepper
  4. Smoked paprika
  5. Garlic powder
  6. Onion powder
  7. Ground mustard
  8. Cayenne pepper
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A quick note: Opt for smoked paprika for the utmost flavor. Its rich red color and smokiness make a world of difference. Whether you prefer the mild or hot variety, the choice is yours.

Crafting the Sweet Pork Rub

Making your own sweet rub is a breeze. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and use a fork to break up any clumps. No need for fancy blenders or mixers here!
  2. Your pork rub is now ready to use or store. Transfer it to an airtight container and keep it in your pantry. It should last around a month, but we doubt it’ll stick around that long. Trust us, you’ll be using it in no time.

If you prefer to stock up without any effort, you can order our pre-made Sweet Rub online at the Hey Grill Hey Store.


Tips and Tricks from the Grill

Before you dive into the realm of rub making, we have a few helpful suggestions:

  • Plan ahead: Don’t find yourself without sweet rub when you’re ready to fire up the smoker. Prepare it at least a day in advance to ensure it’s always at your fingertips.
  • Double or triple the batch: Trust us, this rub won’t last long. You’ll soon discover new recipes here on our site that call for it. Be prepared and make a larger batch from the start.
  • Adjust the heat: Although this rub boasts only a select few ingredients, you’re free to experiment with the spice levels. Increase the cayenne pepper for more heat or reduce it for a milder flavor that suits your audience.
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Do you have any secrets or tips regarding your rub adventures? We’d love to hear from you! Share your experiences in the comments below.


Explore More Rub Recipes

Variety is the spice of life, and that certainly holds true for rubs. Check out a few of our most popular BBQ rubs that are guaranteed to take your grilling game to new heights:

  • Best Dry Rub for Ribs
  • Best Pork Chop Seasoning
  • Homemade Seasonings and Rubs

Get Ready for Sweet Success

We hope you’ve fallen head over heels for this incredible rub. Whether you use it as a pork chop rub, a pulled pork rub, or an all-around multipurpose sweet rub, you’re in for a treat. The possibilities are endless, so get ready to become a backyard BBQ hero.

To see our signature sweet rub recipe come to life, watch the video below. We’re here to help you actualize your BBQ dreams, feed your loved ones, and become a legendary grill master. For more smoking and grilling recipe videos, check out our YouTube channel, Instagram, or Facebook Page.

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