Java Wired Steak

Servings 4 people


  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso or use instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef flank steak trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • In a small bowl, combine instant espresso (or coffee), paprika and salt.
  • Rub the mixture into steak and place it in a large zipper-topped plastic bag; pour red wine vinegar and olive oil on top.
  • Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight or for at least 5 hours.
  • Preheat outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH. Remove steak from marinade, discarding marinade and bag; grill for 4 to 5 minutes per side (depending on thickness) or until the desired level of doneness is achieved.
  • Transfer grilled steak to a cutting board and allow it to rest for 5 minutes; thinly slice across the grain (diagonally).


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked sweet potatoes and a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
NUTRITION: per serving: 356 Calories; 23g Fat; 35g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 85mg Cholesterol; 1065mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 9
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