Coffee-Marinated Skirt Steak

Coffee-marinated Skirt Steak Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This steak pairs well with grilled corn or a crunchy salad.

From Hamersley's Bistro, Boston, MA.

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15 Min
10 Min


1 small
shallot, chopped
garlic cloves, chopped
1 c
strong coffee, room temperature
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
1/4 c
dijon mustard
1/4 c
light brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper (plus more)
1 1/2 lb
skirt steak, cut into 4 pieces
kosher salt

How to Make Coffee-Marinated Skirt Steak


  • 1Whisk shallot, garlic, coffee, vinegar, mustard, brown sugar, oil, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl.
  • 2Pour half of marinade into a resealable plastic bag. Add steak, seal bag, and turn to coat. Let sit at room temperature 1 hour. Cover remaining marinade and set aside.
  • 3Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Remove steak from marinade; discard used marinade.
  • 4Season steak with salt and pepper and grill, turning and basting often with reserved marinade, 8-10 minutes for medium-rare. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.
  • 5DO AHEAD:
    Steak can be marinated 1 day ahead. Chill, turning occasionally. Chill reserved marinade. Bring steak to room temperature before grilling.

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About Coffee-Marinated Skirt Steak

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American