Go Back
+ servings
Rib rub seasoning inspired by Jack Stack BBQ in Kansas City is rubbed into ribs ready for the oven.

Best Dry Rub for Ribs Inspired by Jack Stack's Barbecue

Course: Seasoning Blends
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Kansas City Style
Difficulty: Easy
Number of Ingredients: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 (about 1 cup)
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Marilyn
A wonderful rib rub reminiscent of the amazing rib restaurants in Kansas City. Easy to make and can be stored for up to 6 months.
Print Recipe


  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a 1 cup or larger resealable container, combine all ingredients together.
  • Use immediately or cover tightly and store at room temperature for up to 6 months.


Can be stored in a tightly sealed container at room temperature up to 6 months. 
Use a pint canning jar with a resealable lid for ease of use.
Use this recipe with the Amazing BBQ Ribs in the Oven for tasty results.


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 896mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 2052IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg