Coffee Rubbed Steak Tacos

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We might as well talk about the devastating news now…Bachelor in Paradise has been suspended indefinitely. I know, I’m heartbroken, as well. This is what I know (from all the people sending me links to websites that are out to ruin my day with this upsetting news) – Corinne and DeMario got super messy wasted, then they get totally naked and start doing extra dirty things poolside. One of the producers wanted to stop it because it’s obviously too inappropriate with how messed up she (and the situation) is, but another producer said to keep it going. In the end, the show has to be pulled, the contestants have to be sent home, and now lawsuits and lawyers are a’happenin’. This is all I know from my deep online research and being an outside source that knows absolutely nothing. Credible.

It’s all quite dramatic. I’m honestly surprised this situation hasn’t come up before. They fly the contestants to Mexico, they give them unlimited drinks and, well, these people are fame-hungry and ready for anything. With sugar bear hair and Hello Fresh ready to sponsor you on instagram, you’re bound to be a little over-the-top when it comes to TV. Anywho, this is all very upsetting and now I’m going to have to fill my time with more responsible TV shows that don’t make me question my moral compass. Stupid.

Ok, I gotta pull myself out of this upset state I’m in. Let’s talk about how we finally painted our house! And when I say we, I mean not us AT ALL. Painting always sounds fun in theory and then it’s hell. And that’s usually when you’re simply painting one wall. We have a 1950’s house that has been flipped on the inside, but the ugly reddish-orangey brick still remains on the outside. NOT ANYMORE! We recently hired Vivax Pros to paint all the brick, siding and trim on the outside of our house and I’m seriously OBSESSED. Our old ugly brick house is now a Sea Serpent color (a grayish-blue color) with white trim, and it’s seriously beautiful! It feels like we have a brand new house and the outside finally fits what the inside of our house looks like – more modern and up-to-date.

This was a big step for us. We’ve had our house for 2 years now but we’ve been saving up to finally be able to really work on the outside of the house to get it to look how we want it to. And the guys at Vivax Pros were seriously so professional. They were always on time (even early sometimes, which is huge in my book – if you’re not early, you’re late), they cleaned up after themselves, and they made sure everything was perfect before they left. I know you’re probably like, “I don’t give AF, Juli. I don’t live in CO and don’t plan to paint my house.” But as I get older, it’s very rare to see a company do what they say they are going to do, do it in a timely matter and also be completely professional. No one does their job anymore and this company actually did. And I’m happier in my home now because of them! So I just wanted to give them a little shoutout and recommend them to anyone in Denver. They do what they say they are going to do and should be commended for it. Too bad more companies aren’t like them!

Anywho, I’m going to go sit in our front yard and stare at our house. In the meantime, you totes should make these tacos. They are so flavorful! I couldn’t stop eating the steak while I was trying to get the taco photos done. Always a good sign when you almost eat all of your photo props!

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Coffee Rubbed Steak Tacos

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Ingredients

For the marinade

For the rub

For the veggies

  • 4 tablespoons ghee, divided
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced small
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt, to taste

For garnish

Instructions

  1. Place skirt steak in a deep dish. Whisk together all the ingredients for the marinade then pour marinade over the skirt steak. Cover dish and place in the fridge to marinate overnight.
  2. Remove steak from marinade and dry off with a paper towel. Mix together the rub then press the rub into the meat until it’s completely coated. Set aside.
  3. Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-low heat. Add 2 tablespoons of ghee along with the sweet potatoes and cook until sweet potatoes are browned and soft, about 12-15 minutes. Add salt, to taste.
  4. Remove sweet potatoes, add 2 more tablespoons of ghee (if needed) then add peppers and onion. Cook until onion is translucent, about 10 minutes, then add garlic along with a pinch of salt and cook for another 2 minutes. Add sweet potatoes to the pan and toss to combined. Place on low heat.
  5. Heat up a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Grease grill or grill pan then cook steak on both sides for 4-5 minutes per side, for medium-rare (depending on the thickness). Remove from grill and let rest for 5-10 minutes before thinly slicing against the grain.
  6. Lastly, place tortillas over an open flame for 5-10 seconds to brown on both sides. Place thinly sliced steak on top of the tortilla along with some of the veggies, cilantro and sliced jalapeños!

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Oh, Hi! I’m Juli.

I’m a food hoarder. And a really bad dancer. If you don’t know me well, you will probably not understand my humor. Therefore, I apologize ahead of time. Thanks for listening to my ramblings of my ever-changing life and trusting my kitchen mishaps. Your trust in me is appreciated.

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18 thoughts on “Coffee Rubbed Steak Tacos”

  1. This sounds amazing. Like “just put marinated steak in the fridge and hope it’s done in time for dinner who cares if I’m late for work” good.

    Thank you for all of your awesome recipes!

    1. That was so good! I think this is my favorite of your recipes, banh mi loaded fries and red Thai curry have been unseated. Thank you!

  2. This look sooooo DELICIOUS! Coconut aminos is pretty hard to find here in Québec… Can it be replace by something else? Thank you very much!

  3. This looks so yummy! Thoughts on using coffee grounds from my morning French press for the rub? I don’t have instant espresso powder and would love to repurpose used stuff instead! But I wouldn’t want to ruin the steak…

  4. This looks amazing! I noticed you used a cold brew concentrate…so a cup of undiluted concentrate? Is it pretty coffee tasting for my none coffee loving family?…I know weird. ????

    1. i mean, you’re marinating and rubbing it with coffee so it definitely has a bit of a coffee flavor, but it doesn’t taste like a cup of coffee. it’s more of a robust flavor with depth to it instead of just flat coffee flavor

  5. This looks right up my alley! Love to make Tex-Mex almost as much as I love grilling. Heck, I live in FLA so I grill year round. Anyway, totally dig what you said about the trades and their hit-or-miss style of business. We’ve been living in our 70s home for thirty plus years now and I have a cadre of go-to tradesmen now that I call upon for the various things around the ‘stead I can’t do. Yep, your math is correct, it takes that long to nail down the good guys. So cheer up and do what your doing and keep singing the praises for the good ones. Yelp is our friend. The rest shall be cast down. Eventually.

    Have a great weekend, you. Peace out!

  6. Just made this yesterday and loved it! The coffee flavor wasn’t too overpowering which made it a really nice dish. I brought it to work to share and felt real fancy saying “coffee rubbed steak”. Would definitely make again!

  7. Steak tacos sound so good right now. I know the feeling of nibbling on the food I’m trying to photograph, so hard not to! My issue is snacking on things as I’m cutting them (getyourknives.com are amazing for chopping). I’m definitely going to try this recipe this week!

  8. Made this tonight – absolutely delicious. My boyfriend said after one bite that I need to make this again 🙂

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