Steak Rub


Steak Rub

Mary Heckendorf - Light of the Valleys, Reno, Nev.
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp Aleppo chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp ground oregano
  • 1 tbsp espresso coffee
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  • Mix above ingredients and store in an airtight container. Mix with oil and vinegar or lemon juice to turn into a marinade.


This rub is the perfect dry rub for steak. It is amazing on a tri-tip steak or roast. The tri-tip is a cut of meat more prevalent in the western states. This lean, triangle-shaped cut is perfect for grilling and works perfectly with this spice blend.