Coffee Crusted Filet Mignon with a Jalapeno Coffee Reduction Recipe

Ingredients

 

8 Filet Mignon steaks, 8 oz. each

Dry rub
1/2 cup ground coffee
1/4 cup ground black pepper
2 Tbs garlic powder
1 Tbs kosher salt
1 Tbs brown sugar

Reduction
1 cup brewed coffee
1 cup beef stock
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
1 Tbs brown sugar
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil

 

Spicy and hearty this filet mignon recipe is sure to satisfy the steak and coffee connoisseur(s) in your life who want a little something different for dinner. 

Directions

 

To prepare the steaks: Combine the coffee, black pepper, garlic powder, brown sugar and salt in a bowl. Coat all sides of the steaks with the coffee mixture and let rest for 30 minutes.

To prepare the reduction: Heat a small sauce pan over medium heat and add 1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil. Add the jalapeno and sauté for two minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer until reduce to 1/4 of its original volume.

Prepare the grill for direct high heating. Grill the steaks to desired doneness. Remove the steaks from the grill and let rest for 2-3 minutes before serving. Plate with 1 Tbs of the reduction for each steak.

 
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