This rub is a little on the salty side, with a unique taste from the coffee. It can also be used in The Bloody Doctor.

Recipe from the NFL Gameday Cookbook


  • ½ cup salt
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground coffee
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper



Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

Makes about 1¼ cups