Coffee Marinated Steak


2 Garlic Cloves

1 Cup of Strong Coffee, Room Temperature

1/4 Cup of Balsamic Vinegar

1/4 Cup Dijon Mustard

1/4 Cup (packed) Light Brown Sugar

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper

1 Small Onion, Chopped

1 1/2 Pounds Skirt or Flank Steak Salt and Pepper to Taste


Whisk onion, garlic, coffee, vinegar, mustard, brown sugar, oil, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl. Pour marinade into a resealable plastic bag. Add steak, seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate steak and marinade until ready to grill.

Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Remove steak from marinade; discard used marinade. Season steak with salt and pepper and grill, eight to 10 minutes for medium-rare. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing across the grain. Serves four.