Java steaks

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 to 4 servings

* PLUS Grilling Time: 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 strip loin steaks , 250 to 300 g each and 1/2 to 3/4-in. thick
  • 1 1/2 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin

Instructions

  • Bring steaks to room temperature. Lightly oil grill and heat barbecue to medium-high. In a bowl, stir coffee granules with salt, pepper and cumin. Sprinkle over both sides of steaks and rub in. Place on grill. Barbecue uncovered, 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Delightful with mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and tangy coleslaw.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 202,
  • Protein
  • 20.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 12.2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 912 mg.

Yes, that’s right — coffee and steak! This intriguing combination gives good ol’ steak an exciting jolt that will wake up your taste buds.

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