Coffee-Rubbed Smoked Beef Tenderloin

Grind the coffee fine and the grill will burn off the actual coffee. Its the aroma and flavor we re going for. Instant is best for oven cooking only.

  1. Rub/Marinade
  2. 2 tbsp brown sugar
  3. 1/2 tbsp coarse salt sea salt
  4. 1/4 tsp chili powder
  5. 1 tbsp garlic powder or 5-6 cloves diced
  6. 2 tbsp ground coffee or instant coffee espresso powder
  7. 1/2 tbsp onion powder or 1/4cup of minced white onion
  8. 1 tbsp red pepper flake
  9. 1 1/2 tbsp Hungarian paprika
  10. 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  11. Meat
  12. 3 lb Beef Tenderloin Roast Beef
  13. apple or pecan wood chips dry
  14. olive oil
  1. Change Mix all the dry ingredients together except the Worcestershire sauce and rub all over the tenderloin till completely covered Marinate covered in refrigerator for 4-6 hours or for more flavor marinate over night
  2. Preheat oven to 500°F Place an oven safe container filled 3/4 of the way with water in oven while preheating for steam and keeping tenderloin moist
  3. If using a charcoal grill place coals mainly to one side of the grill so theres a cool and hot side Preheat charcoal or gas grill on high Clean grates very well Using a paper towel and thongs rub an olive oil soaked paper towel on the hot grill grates where you will be placing the meat This prevents sticking of the meat and spices
  4. Turn off flame on meat side of grill or place meat on the cool side of charcoal grill Place marinaded tenderloin on hot oiled grill grates Place the dry apple or pecan wood chips on the hot side of the grill opposite of the meat Dash Worcestershire sauce on meat to taste Close lid and smoke for 20min Open lid and flip meat Dash with Worcestershire sauce Smoke for another 15 min Remove and take to oven
  5. Change If you have a rib rack place meat fat side up on baking sheet next to the container or water in the preheated oven
  6. Once tenderloin is in 500°F preheated oven close door turn off oven and heat and Do Not open for 1-1/2 hr (hour and half)!!! Your oven will act like a Dutch Oven and will slowly cook your cook your meat keeping juices inside the meat (Bake 30min per pound of meat)
  7. After cooking time pull tenderloin out and let rest 10min before cutting Enjoy!! Slight smoke taste on outside with a subtle sweet-peppery aftertaste Can go with so many sides!!

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