Coffee Rub Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Coffee rub is a flavorful blend of ground coffee, spices, and herbs that adds a unique twist to grilled or roasted meats. The rich and smoky flavor of the coffee pairs perfectly with the savory and earthy spices, creating a delicious crust on the meat. This rub is versatile and can be used on various cuts of beef, pork, or even chicken. It adds depth and complexity to the dish, making it a favorite among coffee and meat lovers alike.

16 Rating -
Non Vegdiet
Coffee Rub

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Ingredients for Coffee Rub Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Ground Coffee
  • 1/2 tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • pinch Optional: Pinch Of Cayenne Pepper

Directions: Coffee Rub Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of paprika, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
  • STEP 2.Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly combined.
  • STEP 3.Rub the mixture onto the meat, ensuring that it is evenly coated on all sides.
  • STEP 4.Let the meat sit for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate.
  • STEP 5.Grill or roast the meat according to your preference until it reaches the desired level of doneness.
  • STEP 6.Once cooked, let the meat rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy the deliciously flavored coffee-rubbed meat!

Cooking Tips

  • For an extra kick of flavor, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the rub.
  • Make sure to pat the meat dry before applying the rub to ensure it adheres well.
  • If you prefer a milder flavor, you can reduce the amount of ground coffee in the rub.
  • Store any leftover rub in an airtight container for future use.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover coffee rub can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months.
  • To serve, slice the coffee-rubbed meat and pair it with your favorite sides, such as roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes.
  • This flavorful rub is perfect for grilling, roasting, or even pan-searing meats.
calories per serving
2 g Fat< 1 g Protein7 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp