Cowboy Coffee Steak Rub

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Chandra M

This is excellent on a nice thick steak. Make sure to dry the meat before you apply. If the steak is thin, use sparingly. Makes enough for 4 steaks.

Top Review by Welmoed Sisson

This was just about the best tasting ribeye I've ever made. I used more garlic, and cheated by using the contents of a K-cup coffee pod because I didn't have any beans. The combination of flavors was so unexpected, yet they all worked to give a superb finish to the meat. I'm going to try it with chicken, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon coffee beans
  • 1 tablespoon white peppercorns
  • 18 teaspoon paprika
  • 12 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 12 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning or 1 tablespoon lawrys seasoning or 1 tablespoon all purpose seasoning


  1. Combine all ingredients in a spice or coffee grinder.
  2. Finely grind the mixture.
  3. Rub onto your favorite steak or tri-tip 30 minutes or more prior to cooking.

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