Cocoa Steak Rub
  • 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. sweet paprika
  • ¼ tsp. smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  1. To make the mixture, combine the ingredients in a small bowl
  2. Before searing or grilling steak, massage the meat with this spicy-sweet rub.
Cook's note: These proportions work for about 2 pounds of meat. If you have rub left over, store it in an airtight container for future meals.
Recipe by Food Bloggers of Canada at