Coffee and spice rub

Great for grilling and brilliant for barbecues, this deliciously different rub from Jo Pratt transforms meat and fish into something spectacular
By Jo Pratt
Coffee and spice rub
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  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 1 tbsp espresso beans
  • 2 tsp dried red chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds

Tips and Suggestions

Can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week.

Method

1. Heat a heavy based frying pan and add the espresso beans. Add the chilli flakes, coriander seeds and cumin seeds. Shake everything together and leave to toast for approximately 1 minute, until the mixture begins to release a strong aroma.

2. Pour in to a blender and grind to a coarse powder. Use as a rub on meat, or meaty fish such as tuna.

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