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cocoa chipotle spice rub
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5 from 2 votes

Cocoa Chipotle Spice Rub

Cocoa Chipotle Spice Rub brings together amazing pantry ingredients for a cocoa powder rub that complements rich meat with a warm, savory, and perfectly bitter flavor profile.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Barbecue
Servings: 3 Tablespoons


  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dark cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle liberally on beef before grilling. Store at room temperature in an air tight container.