¼teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 tablespoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon smoked paprika or chili powder (I buy smoked paprika at HomeGoods, TJMax, or Marshall's)
2 teaspoons granulated garlic
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- Place all the ingredients in a bowl mix well. Store in a shaker spice bottle.
Use as a dry rub on chicken, pork, and sirloin. Coat surface area of meat generously with the rub and let sit for 5 minutes. Sear or grill and cook to desired temperature.