steak rub in a jar
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Homemade Steak Rub

This rub is savory, just a hint spicy, and has a peppery warmth that really complements beef. Lasts for weeks stored in an airtight container.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Barbecue


  • 2 tbsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp crushed coriander seeds (not ground)
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and stir well to combine. Press into steaks or use as desired. Store unused rub in an airtight container for several weeks.