Steak and Rib Rub

Dry rubs are mixtures of fresh or dried herbs and ground spices. Try this unique aromatic dry rub containing chili powder, cinnamon, and ground cardamom on your next steak or rib dinner.

Yield: Makes about 1/2 cup

Steak and Rib Rub


  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cardamom


  1. Combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place.