Chipotle Chocolate Cinnamon Rub

Irisa Raina 9


This is one of my basic rubs. If you only want to make some for one or two uses, then go with the amounts here. I triple the amounts and keep it in a glass jar. And it is wonderful on steak.Hope you enjoy it.

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1 tablespoon salt “ kosher or sea salt “
2 tablespoons white sugar
¼ cup dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons hot paprika
3 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dry minced onion
1 teaspoon dry minced garlic
1 well rounded teaspoon of un-sweetened cocoa " dark hersheys "

How to Make Chipotle Chocolate Cinnamon Rub


  • 1Put all the above in a food processor or blender and mix till all is almost a fine powder.
  • 2This is a great rub for chicken or ribs. Simply rub it on and then let it marinade in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • 3And if you want to turn this into a BBQ sauce all you need to do is add the following to 1/2 to 3/4 cup of the master mix to:
    1 cup apple juice
    2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    2 tablespoon water
    Cook till it is as thick as you want it.
  • 4A double whammy to this recipe is this I use the rub as just that on the meat, and then take some of the rub and make a sauce out of it and baste the same while it is on the grille. If you make this into a sauce you'll need to keep it refrigerated.

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About Chipotle Chocolate Cinnamon Rub

Course/Dish: Marinades, Rubs
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American