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Amazing Brisket Rub Recipe

Learn how to make the best brisket rub recipe for all your favorite beef brisket recipes! The perfect blend of seasonings for brisket.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Seasoning
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best brisket rub, brisket rub, brisket rub recipe
Servings: 1 ¼ cups, a little more than
Calories: 426kcal


  • 1 small bowl


  • ½ cup coarse black pepper
  • ¼ cup coarse salt
  • ¼ cup paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder


  • Combine pepper, salt, paprika, and garlic powder in a large bowl, and whisk well.
    ½ cup coarse black pepper, ¼ cup coarse salt, ¼ cup paprika, 2 tablespoons garlic powder
    Brisket rub ingredients in a wood bowl
  • Pour the rub over the brisket and rub it on, until every part of the brisket is coated. Store any leftover brisket rub in an airtight container such as a jar.
    patting the seasoning onto brisket


  • Store homemade brisket seasoning in an airtight container such as a jar. Brisket rub will not expire, though it is most flavorful within 6 months of mixing it. Give it a good mix whenever you use it again, if making enough to store.
  • Smoked Beef Brisket
  • Slow Cooker Beef Brisket


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 28345mg | Potassium: 2384mg | Fiber: 41g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 13946IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 616mg | Iron: 18mg