Sweet Mesquite Chicken Rub

Formerly American Royal Chicken Rub

Chad and Nicole Backerman of Caveman Cuisine have a simple philosophy about championship chicken: Combine a perfectly cooked bird with an even, balanced rub. That simple philosophy earned them countless wins at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue®. This handcrafted, tasty recipe gives just the right amount of sweet heat to make your bird sing.

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The Pitmasters Behind the Rub

Chad and Nicole Backerman are a husband and wife team out of Carthage, MO, who have BBQ chicken down to a science. And in the Backerman household, BBQ is truly a family affair. Chad, Nicole and their two sons pile into an RV and travel the country in search of BBQ trophies.

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