Pork Chops with Coffee Dry Rub

Pork Chops with Coffee Dry Rub Print this recipe

Yields: 8 servings
Cook time: 15 minutes Prep time: 5 minutes


  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons ground coffee
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 6 medium, bone-in pork chops about 1-inch thick
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼–½ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder


  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir until well blended. Preheat the grill.
  2. Generously rub both sides of the pork chops with the coffee rub. Grill the pork chops for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side over a medium heat.
  3. Let the chops rest covered with aluminum foil before serving. Discard any unused rub.
  4. Recipe created by world champion pitmaster Chris Lilly, on behalf of Kingsford® charcoal.


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