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Tomahawk Steak Rub


Tomahawk Steak Rub

Tomahawk Steak Rub

Regarding BBQ, Inc.
A Tomahawk Steak, also to referred to as a cowboy steak, is a very large (30-45 oz) bone-in ribeye. This cut is for the serious steak lover and this rub recipe will make the experience even better. With a hint of earthy Indian spices, this well rounded rub will provide a nice crust, while bringing out the natural flavors of the meat. Add a steak topper for a truly memorable experience.

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes

Yield: Makes about 3/4 to 1 cup


  • Spices to toast:
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cardamon pods
  • additional ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee (or expresso)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper


Place corainder seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and cardamon pods in a pan over medium meat. Toast until seeds start to brown slightly (about 3-4 minutes). Remove spices from heat and place into a spice grinder (or coffee grinder) and pulverize into a powder. Place contents into a bowl and add remaining ingredients. Mix together and use.
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