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Brick Grilled Chicken with Coffee Rub


Rub Ingredients:

1 1/2 T finely ground espresso

1 1/2 T coconut sugar or brown sugar

2 T Spanish paprika

2 T granulated garlic

1 T coriander

1/2 T Greek oregano

1 T salt

1/2 T black pepper

1 whole chicken with back bone removed (spatchcocked – see video how to here)

3 large bricks


  1. Sprinkle rub evenly over the chicken and let rest for at least 1 hour.
  2. Clean bricks then wrap in foil so that all surfaces are covered.
  3. Heat grill (or grill pan) over high heat.  Place the chicken on the grill and then set bricks on top of the chicken.
  4. Cook for 20 minutes on each side or till done.  NOTE:  Chicken can be finished in the oven.  Heat oven to 400 degrees and cook till chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees.