Grilled Skirt Steak with Cocoa Spice Rub, flavored with a sweet and spicy dry rub, will be a hit at dinner tonight. Our Cocoa Spice Rub adds the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors to this grilled steak recipe.
Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe
I can guarantee that Dad will be extremely happy when you fire up the grill and make this Grilled Skirt Steak recipe for him on Father’s Day! There’s nothing quite like grilling a steak especially when it’s seasoned with spices and a hint of cocoa! And what man doesn’t love a grilled steak with a cocoa steak rub?
Our cocoa rub combines brown sugar with the cocoa powder to balance the bite of the cocoa powder. Add in chili powder and cayenne and your spice-rubbed steak takes on a new dimension of flavor!
The combination of sweet and savory in the dry rub compliments the richness of the skirt steak adding an amazing intense flavor. The secret to adding the most flavor to your skirt steak is to rub the seasoning mix on the steak and let it stand for 30 minutes so that the cocoa steak rub seeps into the steak! Oh yum!
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- dark brown sugar
- unsweetened cocoa powder
- chili powder
- kosher salt
- garlic powder
- cayenne pepper
- beef skirt steak
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Serve your steak up with our Grilled Smashed Rosemary Potatoes, a fun and flavorful way to make potatoes on the grill. Just boil, smash, yes smash, season then grill!
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The crowning glory of a dessert, Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Trifle, will surely be a dad….and a crowd….pleaser! You’ll love every bite of peanut butter cups and brownies combined with peanut butter mousse and whipped topping in our trifle dessert!
Yes, it’s going to be a fabulously delicious Father’s Day!
When you season your steak with a sweet and spicy dry rub, Grilled Skirt Steak with Cocoa Spice Rub will be a hit at dinner tonight. Our Cocoa Spice Rub adds the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors to this grilled steak recipe.
Combine brown sugar, cocoa powder, chili powder, kosher salt, garlic powder and cayenne.
Rub both sides of skirt steak with Cocoa Spice Rub and let stand 30 minutes at room temperature.
Meanwhile brush grill grates with oil and preheat grill for direct heat grilling.
Grill steaks until desired doneness, turning once. Meat thermometer will register 135F for medium-rare.
Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
Makes 8 servings.
Like it a little spicier? Increase cayenne pepper to 1/4 teaspoon.