Recipe Details

Coffee-Crusted Sirloin Steak

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1 steak

Coffee is used to intensify beef and chocolate dishes. It's great in desserts like chocolate cake, but equally as delicious in savory dishes, such as chili, stew, and even steak, as you'll quickly discover in this recipe.

Name: Amount:
lb boneless sirloin steak, about 3/4 in thickness, cut into four pieces 1
salt-free steak seasoning 0.75 tsp
chili powder 1 tsp
instant coffee granules 2 tsp
Tbps canola oil 1
water 0.25 cup
balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp
coarsely ground black pepper 0.50 tsp
salt 0.25 tsp

Sprinkle steak evenly with steak seasoning and chili powder. Let stand 10 minutes at room temperature. Sprinkle evenly with coffee granules and press down with fingertips to allow granules to adhere.


Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly. Cook steak 2 minutes; turn and cook 1 minute or until desired doneness is reached. Set aside on serving platter. Add water, vinegar, and salt to skillet. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 1 1/2-2 minutes or until reduced to 2 Tbsp.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 70
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 200mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 3 Lean Meat 1/2 Fat