Pork Chop with Coffee Dry Rub

Pork Chops
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: serves 6
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The dry coffee rub provides the pork a rich, earthy flavor without overpowering it with coffee flavor.

What You'll Need

  • 6 medium bone-in pork chops (about 1-inch thick)
  • For the Coffee Rub:
  • 4 teaspoons/20 mL salt
  • 4 teaspoons/20 mL ground coffee
  • 4 teaspoons/20 mL​ chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL brown sugar (dark)
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL garlic powder
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon/1.25-2.5 mL cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL ground coriander

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients (except pork chops) and stir until well blended. Preheat the grill.
  2. Generously rub both sides of the pork chops with the coffee rub.
  3. Grill the pork chops for about 5 to 7 minute on each side over a medium heat.
  4. Let the chops rest covered with aluminum foil before serving. Discard any unused rub.