Barbecue Rub Blend

4 teaspoons sweet paprika
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper or ground chipotle pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Combine the ingredients in a small bowl, or store in a resealable plastic bag for up to 1 month.
from The Washington Post. This is the spice rub that becomes part of the Moroccan Spice Rub recipe.