October 1st, 2007

El Carnivoro Sweet Spice Brazilian Wet Rub

From Susan of Tennessee
El Carnivoro Sweet Spice Brazilian Wet Rub
Makes enough for 6 – 10 oz. Kansas City Strips

Contents of 1 Vanilla Bean, Scraped
1 tsp. Finely Ground Coffee
1 tsp. Dutch Cocoa
1 tsp. Chipotle Pepper Powder
2 tsp. Sea Salt
1 tsp. Crushed Mixed Peppercorns
2 T. Demerara (or raw) Sugar
1/3 C. Dark Rum

Mix ingredients thoroughly in 1 cup container; cover
and allow flavors to ripen for 2 hours.  Apply wet
rub to both sides of each steak.  Refrigerate for up
to 4 hours.  Remove steaks from refrigerator and
allow to come to room temperature before grilling
to desired doneness.


  • Kathleen

    WOW. This rub sounded a bit odd at first, but it was AMAZING. Highly recommended.

  • Dena P

    Glad you liked it, Kathleen! Isn’t it crazy how a recipe can appear strange on paper but in reality it’s awesome! I am so glad you took a chance on it!