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4 Easy and Sensational Budget Meals with Smokey Q BBQ Seasonings

Creating delicious, budget-friendly meals is easy when you have the right seasonings. With Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning, you can elevate your everyday dishes to a new level of taste sensation, without breaking the bank.

Smokey Q, a Western Australian company, has mastered the art of blending spices to perfection, offering a range of BBQ rubs and seasonings that promise to transform your meats, vegetables, and even vegan dishes into smoky delights. Whether you're planning a casual family dinner or a BBQ party with friends, incorporating Smokey Q's hand-blended, gluten-free, and MSG-free seasonings can make your meals not only more affordable but also incredibly flavourful. Impress your family and friends with Smokey Q’s seasonings for every palate and dish. Explore how to make the most out of these sensational flavours while keeping your meals budget-friendly and utterly delicious with our guide below.

1. BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Looking to impress your taste buds without breaking the bank? BBQ Chicken Drumsticks seasoned with Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning are a must-try.  With simple ingredients and easy instructions, you can create flavourful drumsticks that everyone will love. Follow the simple recipe below to savour the deliciousness!


For BBQ Chicken Drumsticks, you'll need:

  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons of Smokey Q Chicken BBQ Rub
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

These ingredients come together to create a flavourful and budget-friendly meal. The chicken drumsticks serve as the main protein source, while the Smokey Q Chicken BBQ Rub adds a delicious blend of spices and flavours that will elevate your dish. The olive oil helps to coat the drumsticks evenly and aids in achieving a crispy and juicy texture when cooked.

These simple yet essential ingredients work together harmoniously to create a mouthwatering BBQ chicken dish that's perfect for any occasion. With just these few items, you can enjoy a tasty meal without breaking the bank.


To prepare the BBQ Chicken Drumsticks, preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Pat the chicken drumsticks dry with paper towels. In a bowl, mix the chicken drumsticks with olive oil and Smokey Q Chicken BBQ Rub until evenly coated.

Arrange the drumsticks on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the skin is crispy.

Serve your delicious BBQ Chicken Drumsticks with a side of coleslaw or your favourite salad.

These simple steps will result in flavourful and tender drumsticks that are perfect for a budget-friendly meal. Enjoy the sensational taste of Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning in every bite!

2. Smokey Q Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled pork sandwiche

Smokey Q Pulled Pork Sandwiches are a great choice for an easy and delicious meal. Gather all the necessary ingredients and follow the steps below for a mouthwatering result.

Let's get started on crafting these flavourful and budget-friendly sandwiches!


  • Pork shoulder
  • 3 tablespoons of Smokey Q Honey & Bacon BBQ Rub
  • Cup of apple cider vinegar /1 Cup Bulls head BBQ Sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns

These simple yet flavourful ingredients work together to create a mouthwatering pulled pork filling that's sure to satisfy your taste buds. The Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub adds a perfect balance of smoky, sweet, and savoury flavours to the pork, while the apple cider vinegar helps tenderise the meat and enhance its juiciness.

When combined and slow-cooked to perfection, these ingredients transform into a delicious pulled pork filling that will elevate your sandwich game to a whole new level.


For succulent Smokey Q Pulled Pork Sandwiches, generously rub the pork shoulder with Smokey Q Honey & Bacon Rub. Place the seasoned pork in a slow cooker and add a splash of apple cider vinegar and some Bulls Head BBQ Sauce for extra flavour.

Let it cook on low for about 8 hours, or until the pork is tender and easily shreds with a fork. Once done, shred the pork using two forks, mixing it with the cooking juices for added moisture and taste.

Serve this mouthwatering pulled pork on soft hamburger buns, accompanied by a side of tangy pickles for a delightful contrast. These Smokey Q Pulled Pork Sandwiches are sure to be a hit at any meal, offering a burst of sensational flavour with every bite.

3. Smokey Q BBQ Rubbed Roasted Potatoes

BBQ Rub Roasted Potateos

When making Smokey Q BBQ Rubbed Roasted Potatoes, remember that the key lies in the quality of your ingredients. Follow the simple instructions to achieve crispy, flavourful potatoes that will make your taste buds dance!

Let the Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning do the work for you, infusing your dish with a delicious smoky flavour.


  • 1 kG of potatoes cut into chunks.
  • 2 tablespoons of Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

These simple ingredients come together to create a flavourful and satisfying side dish that will complement any meal.

The potatoes, when coated with the Smoke Q BBQ Rub and olive oil, develop a deliciously crispy exterior with a smoky and savoury flavour profile.

This budget-friendly dish is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend barbecue.

With just a few basic ingredients, you can enjoy the rich taste of Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning in every bite of these roasted potatoes.


In a large bowl, toss the potato chunks with olive oil and Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub until well coated. Spread the potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Roast for 25-30 minutes, or until golden and crispy, stirring halfway through.

Serve as a side dish or add to salads for extra flavour. These Smokey Q BBQ Rubbed Roasted Potatoes are a simple yet flavourful dish that will impress your taste buds without breaking the bank. The combination of the Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub with the crispy texture of the roasted potatoes creates a mouthwatering experience that's perfect for any meal. Enjoy the sensational flavours of Smokey Q with this easy and budget-friendly recipe.

4. Smokey Q BBQ Beans

Roasted BBQ Beans

If you desire a simple yet flavourful dish to accompany your BBQ feast, consider Smokey Q BBQ Beans. These beans, infused with the rich and smokey taste of the seasoning, are a perfect side dish for any occasion. It’s easy to whip up these delicious BBQ beans in no time!


Gather the following for a deliciously budget-friendly meal featuring the rich flavours of Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning:

  • 2 cans of navy beans
  • 1 onion
  • Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub
  • Tomato sauce
  • Bulls Head BBQ Sauce
  • Apple cider vinegar.

These ingredients come together to create a mouthwatering dish that's both satisfying and affordable. The navy beans, when combined with the savoury onion and the robust Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub, offer a hearty base for the dish. The tomato sauce adds a depth of flavour, while the molasses brings a touch of sweetness. Finally, a splash of apple cider vinegar provides a subtle tang that balances the dish perfectly.

With these simple ingredients, you can enjoy a flavourful meal that won't break the bank.


To prepare the Smokey Q BBQ Beans, begin by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).

In a skillet, sauté the onion until soft. Add the beans, Smokey Q Original BBQ Rub, tomato sauce, molasses, and apple cider vinegar. Stir to combine.

Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and bake for 1 hour, or until thick and bubbly.

Serve these flavourful Smokey Q BBQ Beans as a hearty side dish or over rice for a complete meal.

Enjoy the rich and smokey taste infused into every bite, making this dish a perfect addition to your budget-friendly and delicious meal rotation.

Why Choose Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning?

SmokeyQ BBQ Rub Packets

Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning is a versatile blend of spices and herbs that brings a rich and smokey flavour to your dishes. One of the reasons why you should choose Smokey Q is our ability to transform simple and inexpensive ingredients into mouthwatering meals that taste like they were cooked low and slow on a barbecue pit.

Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning is perfect for those looking to add depth and complexity to their dishes without breaking the bank. With just a sprinkle of this seasoning, you can achieve that authentic BBQ taste that will have your taste buds dancing. Whether you're grilling, roasting, or even sautéing, Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning will take your meals to the next level.

Moreover, Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning is a convenient option for those who want to save time in the kitchen without sacrificing flavour. Instead of spending hours marinating or preparing intricate spice mixes, you can simply reach for a bottle of Smokey Q and instantly elevate your dishes with its bold and smoky taste.

Final Thoughts

So why settle for bland meals on a budget when you can easily elevate your dishes with Smokey Q BBQ Seasoning?

With its rich and flavourful blend of spices, you can transform simple ingredients into sensational meals that will impress your taste buds without breaking the bank.

Don't compromise on taste - choose Smokey Q for affordable and delicious meals every time. Shop here now!