Grilled Pork Coffee Rub

Submitted by Matt Brinkman

About the cook: I like to use unique flavors, sensational new food pairings, and fresh, locally grown ingredients, in creating delicious food.

About the dish: Amazing flavor,

National Origin: American

Serves: 6

Estimated Time: 30 to 60 Minutes


1/2 cup freshly ground Cherry Creme Coffee
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/8 cup molasses
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon rice wine
1 jalapeno coarsely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
2 (1 1/4 lb) pork tenderloin ( about 2 1/2 lbs. total)


Puree all the marinade ingredients in a food processor until almost smooth.
Transfer to a large resealable plastic bag.
Add pork; release excess air, seal bag and turn to coat. Chill 24-48 hours.
Prepare barbecue to a medium heat.
Grill pork about 25 minutes, turning often. (Internal temperature should register 145F.).
Transfer to work surface and let stand 10 minutes.
Thinly slice to serve.

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