Espresso Dry Rub

Espresso Dry Rub
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 Tablespoons ground espresso coffee
  • 4 Tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Teaspoons of white sugar
  • 4 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
  1. Prepare the smoker or grill for cooking over indirect low heat (200 - 250 degrees F), we used 1 part mesquite and 1 part hickory wood for flavor.
  2. Remove membrane from the back of the ribs
  3. Combine spices
  4. Season the ribs liberally with the dry rub
  5. Cook for about 2 to 3 hours or longer if you desire
  6. Take the ribs off the grill and let them rest for five minutes before cutting
  7. If you want BBQ sauce, brush both sides of the ribs with the barbecue sauce and cook for another 20 minutes.