Ground coffee is simply amazing in rubs and marinades… and the cocoa adds a wonderful depth of flavor to the meat. This rib recipe is perfect for either beef or pork ribs and is sure to please.
Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Ribs
- 1/4 cup chili powder
- 1/4 cup ground Café Svenska
- 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
- 1 tbsp dry mustard
- 1 tbsp salt (plus more for seasoning)
- 1 tbsp ground black pepper (plus more for seasoning)
- 1 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- 2 lbs beef or pork ribs
- olive oil
Coffee BBQ Sauce
- 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- ¾ cup balsamic vinegar
- ¾ cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup ketchup
- ½ cup Mokk-a Café Svenska (freshly brewed)
- ¼ cup dark molasses
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 3 tbsp tomato paste
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- Combine chili powder, coffee, paprika, brown sugar, mustard, salt, black pepper, cocoa powder, and oregano in a bowl.
- Brush the ribs with olive oil and then season both sides with salt and pepper. Rub the spice mixture onto both sides of ribs. Let marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
- Place on a preheated grill away from hot coals. Cook 30 minutes per side or until fully cooked and tender. Serve with Coffee BBQ Sauce! Enjoy!!
Coffee BBQ Sauce
- Sauté garlic in olive oil until just lightly browned. Pour vinegars into the pan to and cook, stirring for 5 to 6 minutes.
- Stir in remaining ingredients and cook for 10 minutes to blend the ingredients. Remove sauce from heat and strain through a fine sieve. Serve hot or at room temperature.
CREDIT : Mokk-a
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