SoulBee Honey Powder BBQ rubs Style



Memphis Dry Rub

Memphis barbecue is famous for its ribs, which are traditionally served without a traditional barbecue sauce. To make your own version of Memphis-style ribs you’ll need to start with the perfect rub. Here’s what you’ll need…


  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 25 grinds fresh black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons vegetable oil


Kansas Dry Rub

Kansas City-style barbecue features a variety of different meats, but the signature taste is always in the barbecue sauce. Still, every great Kansas-City inspired barbecue dish starts with a classic dry rub which – by tradition – is on the sweeter side. Here’s what you’ll need to make your own delicious Kansas Dry Rub at home:


  • 1 tablespoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Carolina Dry Rub

Pork is THE traditional meat of choice when talking about Carolina barbecue. So whether you’re serving it up sliced, shredded or pulled at your next cookout, flavor it up with this dry rub before you toss it on the grill or slow-roast it to perfection.


  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons SoulBee Honey Flakes
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup paprika
Note: This rub can last up to 6 months when stored in an air-tight container. 


Texas Dry Rub

Many refer to Texas as the barbecue capital of the world. Texas covers a broad range of barbecue styles including barbecued chicken, barbecued  brisket, barbecued pork, and its famous Central Texas barbecued sausages that feature strong and smoky flavors. Try the following rub recipe on your favorite type of meat at your next cowboy-inspired cookout:


  • 1/2 cup chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons SoulBee Honey Flakes
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • Ground red pepper to taste


Rosemary Garlic Dry Rub

If you’re a bigger fan of chicken than you are of red meat – or if you’re looking for some less traditional barbecue flavors – this Tuscan-inspired rub might be right up your alley.


  • 1/4 cup dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage
  • 2 tablespoons dried garlic flakes
  • 1/3 salt
  • 2 tablespoons cracked black pepper


Jamaican Jerk Dry Rub

If you enjoy Caribbean flavors such as nutmeg, all spice, ginger and cinnamon, this dry rub is an ideal way to put a tropical spin on your next summertime cookout. This rub works best when used on poultry or pork.


  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • 2 teaspoons SoulBee Honey Flakes
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground all spice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried hot pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon SoulBee ground Ginger Root
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves


Classic Pork Dry Rub

From pork chops to grilled pork loin, pork is definitely a popular choice among barbecue connoisseurs. This basic rub recipe is quick and easy, making it the perfect add-on to your favorite pork dish.


  • 1/3 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon SoulBee Honey Powder
  • 3 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
Note: Recipe yields enough rub for 5-6 pounds of meat.


Of course, every true BBQ grill master has his or her own time-tested spice rub.  If you’re willing to share your recipe with our community, leave it below in the comments section or post it using #soulbeehoney! 


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