Carne Asada Rub

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by JackandDawn

I make this rub to go on my Carne Asada. I did not include salt but salt the meat to taste. Note, Pasilla Chili Powder is the same as Ancho Chili Powder.

Top Review by breezermom

Amazing ingredients in this rub! I used it on NY Strip steaks, then sliced thinly after grilling. Served with grilled red bell peppers and onions on a tortilla, garnished with guacamole, sour cream and salsa. I was surprised by how much I loved this rub.....tasting it on its own, I was a little scared of the final outcome. But this turned out great on a strip steak. Made for PAC Spring 2011!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons pasilla chili powder
  • 6 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 12 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Mix all the ingredients together and generously apply to the meat before grilling.

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