Rating: 4.5 stars
32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 21
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

This spicy cocoa rub is excellent for chicken, steaks, thick chops, and spare ribs. You can also add it to chili and hearty, thick soups.

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
prep:
5 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 cup
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir the salt, cocoa powder, white sugar, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, chili powder, and black pepper in a small bowl until combined. Store in an airtight container.

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  • To use, rub 2 to 3 teaspoons of the spice mixture onto a serving of meat, and let stand at least 10 minutes before cooking.

Editor's Note:

Please note the differences in ingredient amounts when using the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 5.6g; fat 0.5g; sodium 1333.4mg. Full Nutrition
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