Espresso Jolt Marinade

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sarah in New York

This is the best marinade I have ever used on a steak. It can be used for any meat, but we use it on steak. It may sound weird, but you can't really taste the coffee after it's cooked. It just leaves the meat TENDER, TENDER, TENDER & JUICY, JUICY, JUICY!!! It will make even the cheapest cut of meat taste like prime rib!

Top Review by PaulaG

This truly lives up to the name. It does have a jolt. I felt that 3 tablespoons of salt was a little to much and cut it down to 1 tablespoon. Made for Zingo during *ZWT 5*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make espresso or coffee and let cool.
  2. Mix all ingredients together until well blended.
  3. Wash meat off and poke holes in it. (If desired).
  4. Pour marinade in freezer bag and add meat.
  5. Let as much air out as you can and seal the bag.
  6. Massage the marinade into the meat.
  7. Chill for about 2 hours or so.
  8. Put directly on grill or skillet.
  9. P.S. this marinade makes about 3 cups.

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