Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

The secret is the COFFEE!!! This is a variation of a steak rub from a morning news show (dont remember which one), only they made the Montreal Steak Seasoning from scratch....I say forget that...this was a big hit & so much easier!!! Too much pepper? Add more O. powder and coffee. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup McCormick's Montreal Brand steak seasoning
  • 14 cup onion powder
  • 13 cup fresh-ground coffee


  1. Mix all together.
  2. Rub on steaks, chicken, pork, or fish.
  3. Grill, fry, bake, or broil.
  4. Can be stored for up to 5 months in a shaker.


Most Helpful

Amazing! This was by far one of the best tasting and easiest rubs! I gave it fours stars cuz I thought it needed a salty note. Could be personal preference but I thought the flavor was spot on just needed some salt. A good sprinkle of sea salt fixed it up perfectly! Thanks so much for posting my hubbys new fav steak rub!

ChefWantABe June 11, 2011

Awesome! I tried it and love it. My new go to rub recipe for ribeyes!

Paymaster December 16, 2009

fantastic!! i had 3 new york strips that i wanted to rub and leave in the fridge for a few days. i scaled the recipe down to 1 tablespoon montreal steak seasoning, 1 teaspoon onion powder and 1 teaspoon coffee grounds. i rubbed my steaks with a smidgen of soy sauce and olive oil and then rubbed all the seasoning on. let sit in the fridge for a few days. the flavor was awesome! everyone enjoyed these steaks, even the 2 year old! thanks, cindy!

KPD June 08, 2009

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