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Marinades, Sauces, Rubs & Salsas

Coffee-Cocoa Rub


Coffee-Cocoa Rub

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Makes 1-1/2 cups


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 6 tablespoons ground coffee
  • 1/4 cup coarse salt (kosher or sea)
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

Recipe Steps

Step 1: Combine all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl and break up any lumps with your fingers or a whisk.

Step 2: Store in a tightly covered container away from heat or light. Store for up to 6 months. Use on lamb, pork, or beef.

Recipe Tips

Try these other rub recipes:

Homemade Rubs
Jamaican Jerk Rub
Basic Barbecue Rub