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Mexican Dry Rub for Pork

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

vaires according to method used. 40-240 minutes


4 people


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons crushed oregano
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pork
  • 1 pork tri tip


  • Mix all the rub ingredients together and store in an airtight container.
  • Coat the outside of the meat with a good quality Olive Oil, such as Chipotle or Hojiblanca Olive Oil, and then rub on the spiced mixture. Using a slow cooker or an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker, cook until tender. Using two forks, shred the pork pieces.
  • Delicious served in flour tortillas or on hamburger buns.
  • Add your favorite barbeque sauce to the meat and mix well. As an alternative you can mix together a blend of tomato, garlic, brown sugar, and cumin to mix together with the meat.
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