Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Forget plain steaks, chicken or ribs at your summer barbecue! Instead, enjoy Big Island flavor by coating meats with this easy coffee rub from the Four Seasons Resort in Hualalai.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In food processor, combine all ingredients; process until coarsely ground. Store in airtight container.
  2. To season steak: Coat both sides of 2-1/2-3-lb. boneless sirloin steak (about 1-inch thick) with 1/2 cup coffee mixture. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before grilling or pan-frying to desired doneness.


Most Helpful

The whole family loved this one. So yummy and easy. I did not have Kona coffee, so I used Decaf Expresso Beans. Used it on 2 very large NY Filets (like Filet mignons only leaner and larger. The meat was so tender and flavorful. I still have a lot of rub left over and can't wait to try it on pork ribs with maybe some cayenne to give it a kick. Thank you, this will be our go to rub for so many things.

Nado2003 March 02, 2015

This rub was delicious on steaks! Very tasty and I will use this one a lot! Made for ZWT7 for the Vivacious Violets.

Lainey6605 June 28, 2011

Get outta here! Coffee in a rub??? Pure poetry. Made for ZWT7.

gailanng June 27, 2011

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