The only BBQ Coffee Rub You’ll Need

To some people, a BBQ coffee rub is the epitome of tantalizing flavors and amazing aromas. Chances are that if you are a coffee lover, a bite of a perfect steak with coffee rub can change your life.

Luck is on your side if you also love to cook, as you will have the chance to prepare this sweet delicacy on your own whenever you desire it. Fortunately, making the perfect coffee rub is pretty straightforward. Here’s how you prepare a perfect coffee rub, sure to give you an extra kick with every bite.

BBQ Coffee Rub Recipe

1/4 cup of coffee ground course (we recommend Conquistador)
1/4 cup of brown sugar
2 tablespoons of salt
2 tablespoons of chili powder
1 tablespoon of garlic powder
1 tablespoon of ground black pepper
1 tablespoon of onion powder
1 tablespoon of paprika
1/2 tablespoon cayenne

Directions

Mix the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl, whisking them until they form a perfect blend.
Rub the mixture on the steak using your hands(1 tablespoon per pound of steak).
Let the steak rest for a few minutes. This helps the muscle absorb all the delicious flavors. For maximum flavor effect let it rest for up to an hour.
Preheat the grill to around 500 to 600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sear over high heat on each side for 1 minute with lid closed.
Reduce heat to low. Close lid and cook according to the times and temperatures below.
Steaks will continue to rise in temperature 5 to 10 degrees while at rest after grilling.

ThicknessRare 110° To 120° FMedium Rare 120° To 130° FMedium 130° To 140° F
1.5″3 minutes EACH SIDE3.5 minutes EACH SIDE4 minutes EACH SIDE
1.75″3.5 minutes EACH SIDE4 minutes EACH SIDE4.5 minutes EACH SIDE
2″4 minutes EACH SIDE4.5 minutes EACH SIDE5 minutes EACH SIDE

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