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Hill Country Rub

Use this simple spice mixture from Hill Country Barbecue chef Elizabeth Karmel on her Beer-Can Chicken or any barbecue recipe.

  • yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 1/2 cups coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup black peppercorns, preferably tellicherry, coarsely ground
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper


  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients until well combined. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.