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More coffee talk....

Much talk about coffee rubs lately, and billyray posted this recipe yesterday:

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. finely ground espresso coffee beans
  • 1 Tbs. pure ancho chile powder
  • 1 tsp. natural cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground fennel seed
  • 1/8 tsp. ground allspice
  • 4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


I made it today....with a few changes though:

I was low on ancho, so I used chipotle to make up the rest.

I just about doubled the amount of coffee. I used an Ethiopian Yirgacheffe ground very fine in a burr grinder'...a couple of clicks finer than I use for the espresso machine.   Next time, I might try a darker roast and grind a bit more coarse.

I used turbinado sugar in place of brown sugar.

I added some fresh ground nutmeg too....just cause I had a chunk lying on the counter from last nights egg nog. 


Did up some nice, thick, center cut pork chops with this rub tonight.....and billray is right.....it's the bomb! It's such a nice change from chili based rubs that smack you in the face with heat. This is a pretty mellow rub that has a very nice, well rounded flavor profile to it. 

Looking forward to trying it on some lamb chops and burgers very soon! 

Props to Mickey and billyray!



Comments

  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,124
    Glad you enjoyed it.
    Felton, Ca. 2-LBGE, 1-Small and waiting on a mini
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 15,448
    I'm definitely going to incorporate the cocoa.  Thanks Billyray
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    Hope you enjoy it Sir.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • tulocaytulocay Posts: 1,737
    sounds good. i need to give it a try.
    LBGE, Marietta, GA
  • going to try it on a yard bird tonight
  • Yard bird turned out great with this rub. Going to make a bunch of it up and give bottles of it to my family for Christmas.
  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    Bookmarked, thanks guys. I will try this soon!
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