This is a great recipe to prepare in large batches. Make some cute name tags, tie some twine around a container and you will have a unique and flavorful gift for someone.
How do you make rubs from scratch?
All you have to do is mix all the spices, herbs and a little sugar then seal in an airtight jar.
- finely ground coffee
- cup brown sugar
- chili powder
- black pepper
- onion powder
- garlic powder
- cocoa powder
How long do dry rubs last?
Be sure and start with fresh spices for the best quality rub, most lose their flavor after they have been open more than six months. It is best to store the rub in a dry, dark cabinet in a tightly sealed jar; it should last for up to 6 months.
How long do you leave a rub on meat?
To get the best results, a grill seasoning needs time to infuse its flavors in your meat. Therefore, it's best to allow dry rubs to rest on the food in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Then allow the meat to come to room temperature just before you grill.
Be sure and download your free printable BBQ Coffee Dry Rub tags. After you download the template, print on white cardstock paper. Poke a small hole, thread some twine, and tie to your jars. You have a perfect gift to give year-round.
If you like cooking with coffee be sure and try my Spicy Orange and Coffee BBQ Sauce. It is citrus sweet and spicy with a punch of coffee flavor which makes this Spicy Orange and Coffee BBQ Sauce jazz up all your meals.
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BBQ Coffee Dry Rub
- 1/4 cup coffee finely ground
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons salt
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
- 1/2 tablespoon cayenne ~ or more
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together until well blended.
- Rub 1 tablespoon per pound on your meat. Allow to set in the refrigerator for several hour.
- Pour any remaining rub into an air tight jar. It will remain fresh about 6 months.