Cowboy Flank Steak

Instant coffee granules may seem like an odd ingredient to use in a meat rub, but we found that it actually deepens the flavor. The coffee also helps caramelize the steak's surface, sealing in its natural juices and creating a tastier, more tender bite.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 181
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 24.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.9g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 393mg
  • Calcium: 32mg

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat broiler.
  2. 2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a small whisk until blended. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper; rub steak with spice mixture. Place steak on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  3. 3. Broil steak 4 inches from heat 12 minutes or until desired degree of doneness (do not turn steak). Remove steak from oven; loosely cover with foil, and let stand 5 minutes.
  4. 4. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices.
  5. Serve with: Mini Cheddar Potato Skins
Note:

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