Cambridge dry rub (thanks to chris schlesinger)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Dark or light brown sugar
3 tablespoons Salt
3 tablespoons Black pepper
3 tablespoons Chili powder
2 tablespoons Cumin powder
2 tablespoons Paprika
2 teaspoons Garlic powder, optional
2 teaspoons Lemon pepper, optional

I adapted this rub from a recipe by my good friend Chris Schlesinger. His version is in his book The Thrill of the Grill, which he wrote with John Willoughby. I have altered the quantities of the ingredients to suit my own tastes. This is an excellent all-purpose rub for chicken, fish, pork, beef, or lamb, and can also be a breading for deep-frying. Sprinkle in into the batter for deep-fried zucchini, onion rings, or mushrooms. Wow! for a basting sauce or marinade, I add soy sauce, vinegar, and water.

In the top half of a double boiler set over simmering water, combine all the ingredients. Cook for about 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes or so, until the sugar begins to melt and the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and let the mixture cool to 100 degrees F.

Pass the mixture through a sifter. Use immediately or store in a cool, dark place for several months.

From: John WIllingham's World Championship Bar-B-Q ISBN 0-688-13287-1 Compliments of: Garry's Home Cookin' Garry Howard - Cambridge, MA


Recipe by: John Willingham's World Champoinship Bar-B-Q Posted to bbq-digest V5 #359 by Billy W Maynard <bamgrtx@...> on Jul 5, 1997

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