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Espresso Rub

 
 
 
Nora and I had steaks in Scottsdale at a place called Cowboy Ciao that used an espresso rub. This is not their recipe but one that comes pretty close. Sounds a little strange, but you won't believe how good it is.
 
2 Tbs    Espresso or dark roast coffee  
1½ Tbs    Red chile powder  
2 tsp    Garlic salt  
2 tsp    Oregano  
 
1 Grind all ingredients in a hand coffee grinder.
2 Rub on steaks 30-60 minutes before grilling.
3 Drizzle steaks with olive oil before grilling.