Basic rub for chicken and pork

Eric Devlin takes a freshly barbecued chicken off Eric Devlin takes a freshly barbecued chicken off the grill. (May 12, 2012) Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

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This recipe comes from avid competition barbecuer Eric Devlin, the editor of online barbecue magazine Smoke Signals.

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1 cup turbinado sugar

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1/4 cup paprika

3 tablespoons packaged powdered lemonade

4 tablespoons ground black pepper

4 tablespoons ground ancho chili powder

2 tablespoons onion powder

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2 tablespoons garlic powder

2 tablespoons kosher salt

Combine all ingredients.

Makes about 2 1/4 cups.

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