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chili cocoa crusted venison loin

Chili Cocoa Dry Rub Recipe


  • 1/3 cup coffee grounds (instant coffee or freshly ground are both fine)
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Place all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Store any remaining dry rub in a cool, dark space.