Originally Posted by IamMadMan
I use teriyaki sauce as a sticking agent, it adds the umami factor with savory, sweet, salty, and bitter as balanced flavors..
Apply a thin coat then add the rub, let sit 10-20 minutes before going into the smoker.
I use soy sauce, applied with a spray bottle. It adds nice flavor. I use low sodium so the end result isn't too salty.