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Recipe: ancho-chocolate citrus rub

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Ancho-chocolate citrus rub serving suggestion

ancho-chocolate citrus rub

Like mole in a rub…ancho chili powder is combined with garlic, oregano, cocoa powder, orange peel and cinnamon. Ole.


  • 1 tablespoon ancho chile powder
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon unswetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl; press evenly onto beef steak(s).
  2. Grill, pan-broil or broil steaks; place roast in oven and cook according to chart. Cook to medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness.