Coffee Chile Rubbed Stripped Steaks

Coffee Chile Rubbed Stripped Steaks

April 2015

Cooked steak on a plate

How to Prepare


  • 2 TBS finely ground dark roast coffee
  • 2 TBS chile powder
  • 2 TBS dark brown sugar
  • 1 TBS smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 TBS kosher salt
  • Four 10-oz strip steaks


  • In a small bowl, stir together the coffee, chile powder, brown sugar, paprika, cumin, and salt until evenly mixed.
  • Rub the mixture on all sides of the steaks. Let steaks sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Grill the steaks over moderate heat, turning once, until they are charred outside and medium-rare within, about 11-13 minutes.
  • Transfer to a clean plate and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with chimichurri sauce.
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