Chipotle Rub

Chipotle Rub Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Perfect with the Tri-Tip, this rub from Sue Torres, chef at Sueños in New York City, will give smoky flavor to any steak.

No serving amounts were given so the servings is a guesstimate.


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1/4 cup
15 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 1/2
    dried chipotle chiles, stemmed, seeded, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    pink peppercorns
  • 2 Tbsp
    coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp
    fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    mustard powder

How to Make Chipotle Rub


  1. Grind 1 1/2 stemmed, seeded, chopped dried chipotle chiles in a spice mill; transfer to a small bowl.
  2. Grind 2 tablespoons pink peppercorns, 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, and 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds in the same spice mill; transfer to bowl with chiles.
  3. Stir in 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, and 1 teaspoon mustard powder.

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About Chipotle Rub

Course/Dish: Rubs
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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