Cocoa Rub

Gail Herbest


I found this rub on an other recipe site, I used it on boneless skinless chicken breasts and it was fantastic!! Try it on steaks, pork chops and spare Ribs. The original recipe suggest also adding it to Chili and hearty thick soups


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5 Min


  • 1/4 c
    sea salt
  • 2 tsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make Cocoa Rub


  1. stir all ingredients together in a small bowl until well combined. store in an airtight container.
  2. TO USE: rub 2-3 teaspoons of the spice mixture onto a serving of meat, let stand 10 minutes before cooking.

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About Cocoa Rub

Course/Dish: Marinades Rubs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Rub #easy #and #meats

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