Coffee Rub Steak

Recipe by Mick Sampson
READY IN: 17mins
YIELD: 2 steaks


  • 2
    steaks (your favorite rib eye, T-Bone, New York Strip)
  • 4
    teaspoons your favorite ground dark roast coffee, Fine or 4 teaspoons espresso
  • 2
    teaspoons oil
  • salt and pepper
  • add your favorite other spices


  • Select your favorite cut of steak – Ribeye, T-Bone, or New York works well. Make sure the cut is 2” or better. The grade should be choice or above.
  • Select your favorite dark roast coffee. Fine, Espresso, or Turkish grind will suffice.
  • Select an Olive or Canola Oil.
  • Preheat a cast iron skillet. Brush the oil on both sides of the steak. Apply salt and pepper liberally. Any other favorite spices can be applied, such as mustard, ginger, oregano, etc.
  • Hand rub 2 tablespoons of coffee onto one side of the steak. Cook approximately 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Flip each steak and repeat the coffee rub.
  • Finish each steak off on the grill.
  • Enjoy!