Austin Steak Rub

Austin Steak Rub
Austin Steak Rub
Austin Steak Rub Austin Steak Rub
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The United States is obsessed with beef. This started in the 1800s, with the introduction of refrigeration to the market and the expansion of railroads across the country. Meat could be shipped in, and it started to get cheaper, so the general public was more and more interested in purchasing beef. Steak has always been a hot topic, but no longer are there such stringent requirements for what makes one great. Gone are the days of the same limited options of New York strip, beef rib eye, T-bone or tenderloin that once dominated steak houses and backyard grilling rituals.

Many steak aficionados mistakenly believe fat content is the one and only factor in the providing optimum beef flavor. The reality is that top chefs, butchers and food scientists have known for years that tougher, lesser marbled cuts are more flavorful. Experienced butchers believe that the increased flow of blood to a well-used muscle fully develops its meaty taste, giving it more beefiness. These tougher cuts have a more complete flavor that is simply not as prevalent in the more tender cuts.

The expensive cuts of steak are all from the same general region of the steer—along the spine on the back or along the ribs. Cutting edge chefs like to hunt for the pieces of beef that you don't typically find in the fancy steakhouses or in the refrigerated cases at most local supermarkets. The pieces of beef that this new generation of chef loves to use tend to be are more inexpensive, but they're not lacking in flavorful character. Some of our favorite tougher cuts are Flat Iron Steak, Brisket, Tri Tip, Skirt Steak, Flank Steak or Boneless Blade Steak. If you're one that believes a good flavorful steak doesn't need to break the bank, then you'll love our bold Austin Steak Rub to complement those cheaper cuts of beef. Steak rubs add both flavor and surface to these cuts of beef, making them a more gourmet experience without the costs associated with the typical gourmet meal.



The Story of Our Austin Steak Rub

Beef, pork and chicken rubs are gaining in popularity with chefs and backyard grillers alike, since they are a super simple way to add nuanced flavor to all sorts of meats. Many chefs and hardcore grillers prefer dry rubs for grilling because they don't burn which makes them ideal for the grill in a commercial kitchen or out on your deck.

Our Austin Steak Rub was inspired by the desire to create a rub that would encompass the grandeur of famous Austin Steakhouses and highlight the flavor of cheaper cuts of beef, giving them more attention. Since Texas is well known for its steak, and everything is bigger in Texas, we wanted to make sure this rub had a big flavor that would take steak of all kinds to another flavor level entirely. The incredible texture and the variety of flavors in this rub just seals the deal, making it one of our go-tos on a night out with the grill.


What's in it?


Our Austin Steak Rub is hand blended from black pepper, garlic, onion, shallots, coarse sea salt, oregano, red pepper flakes and guajillo flakes.


Flavor Profile


Austin Steak Rub is crunchy first, and then you get a lovely mouthful of salty, oniony goodness that is followed with some herbaceousness and a little bit of heat from the different chile flakes.


Where to Use


A good steak rub is coarser than a seasoning and should be more liberally applied. We like to first brush the steak with vegetable or olive oil before using our Austin Steak Rub. Use two tablespoons of this rub with every pound of steak for even coverage and flavor distribution. Massage the steaks with this generous amount of rub and wrap them up to be stored in the fridge for at least 24 hours, but up to 3 days for a more "aged" taste. Allow the steaks a full hour to warm back up to room temperature before you grill them. Place then on the hot grill and char both sides of the steak, then move them to a cooler part of the grill and allow them to cook for 6 to 7 minutes per side for a perfectly cooked, medium rare steak. Allow the steak to rest for 7 to 8 minutes once it has been removed from the grill before serving it.

This steak rub was designed with beef in mind, but it tastes amazing with veggie burgers too! Try it in your homemade veggie burger recipes, or sprinkle some on top of a premade burger right before eating for a little crunch. One of our vegetarian staff members loves it on spicy black bean burgers.


Helpful Hints


Use only half a tablespoon per pound if you are using this rub on fish or poultry. It may overpower the flavor of the fish if too much product is used on it. Remember, you can always add more but you can't remove the rub once it is on the meat!


Meeting Your Business Needs with Our Products


Our Austin Steak Rub is an essential addition to any steakhouse. If you are a steakhouse owner and you're reading this, we suggest you place an order right now! This blend has made a name for itself in steakhouses across the country. It's interesting, texturized, and adds a delicious nuanced flavor that you won't get in any other steak rub. Some of our bulk customers use this in olive oil dips, while others use it in their specialty barbecue sauce recipes! Still, others leave glass jars of it on their tables because it is not only good as a rub, but as a topping for vegetables, fries, and a menagerie of other dishes, including gourmet macaroni and cheese.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tsp

Amount Per Serving


% Daily Value*

Total Fat0g0%

Saturated Fat0g0%

Trans Fat0g

Polyunsaturated Fat0g

Monounsaturated Fat0g



Total Carbohydrate1.8g1%

Dietary Fiber0.8g3%

Total Sugars0.3g

Added Sugars0g0%

Sugar Alcohol0.0g


Vitamin D0mcg0%




*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. These values were calculated and therefore are approximate. For more

4.9 out of 5
28 total ratings.

Michael J. (Verified buyer) 04/29/2022
I've been using Austin Steak I've been using Austin Steak Rub for several years now and I can proudly say that it's saved me a ton of money because I can get that steakhouse taste from my own kitchen.

Nancy U. (Verified buyer) 03/17/2022
Hand down THE BEST steak Hand down THE BEST steak rub out there. I have tried many from pepper blends to Montreal and nothing compares. If you want the best, most flavorful rub, this is it.

Kathy J. (Verified buyer) 12/29/2021
Love this steak rub. A Love this steak rub. A Spices, Inc. Employee said he uses it on burgers, can't wait to try this 🙂

Tim F. (Verified buyer) 03/28/2021
Great on BBQ steak or Great on BBQ steak or burgers.

Michael J. (Verified buyer) 03/06/2021
The perfect combination of spices for beef When I use Austin Steak Rub on my steaks it taste just like an expensive steak in a fine steakhouse.

Michael C. (Verified buyer) 02/18/2021
Always my first consideration for Always my first consideration for Beef cuts.

Carrie B. (Verified buyer) 01/06/2021
Love it! Love it!

Brian S. (Verified buyer) 12/09/2020
awesome flavor and nice complement awesome flavor and nice complement to traditional Montreal steak spice. highly recommend this one!

Nancy U. (Verified buyer) 07/30/2020
By far the best steak By far the best steak rub I've ever used. I've used it on my beef filet for years and will continue to do so.

Bobbee G. (Verified buyer) 07/16/2020
Perfect steak rub! We used this on strip steaks last week and they were fabulous. It’s perfect for beef, and I’m going to try it on other meats.
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