Java Jim's 101

Beyond the Cup.

If you typically enjoy your Java Jim’s fresh brew in a cup, you might be pleasantly surprised by this Coffee Marinated London Broil recipe below! Coffee adds an unexpected kick to rubs, sauces and marinades. Let us know what you think . . .   

Coffee Marinated London Broil

Serves 4-6


½ Cup McCaffrey’s Java Jim’s strong brewed coffee, chilled

1 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar

1 Tbsp. Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1 Tbsp. Brown Sugar

1 tsp. Minced Fresh Thyme

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 small shallot, peeled and minced fine

½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper

½ tsp. salt

1 lb. London broil

2 Tbsp. butter


Pre-heat grill to high.

  1. Whisk coffee, vinegar, oil, sugar, thyme, garlic, shallot, pepper and salt in a glass dish large enough for meat to lie flat. Add steak and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.
  2. Remove steak from marinade (pat dry) and bring marinade to a boil in a sauce pan. Turn heat off after it boils for 3-4 minutes, whisk in butter and keep warm.
  3. Lightly oil grill rack. Place steak on grill and cook for 6-8 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer steak to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice thinly across the grain and serve.
  4. Drizzle with cooked marinade.

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