Minute steaks, thin cuts of round steak, actually take about a minute and a half to cook. Talk about fast! A coffee-based reduction adds boldness to the dish.
Espresso Minute Steaks - Delicious Decisions
Calories158 Per Serving
Protein26g Per Serving
Fiber0g Per Serving
|Total Fat||5.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.0 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g|
|Dietary Fiber||0 g|
3 lean meat
1/2 cup strong coffeeOR
1 tsp. instant coffee granules (dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce (lowest sodium available)
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. canola or corn oil and 1 tsp. canola or corn oil
4 minute steaks or thin round steaks (about 4 ounces each)
2 Tbsp. finely chopped green onions, (optional)
In a small bowl, stir together the coffee, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, and salt. Set aside.
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook 2 steaks for 1 minute. Turn over. Cook for 30 seconds, or until barely pink in the center. Transfer to a platter. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and remaining steaks.
Stir the coffee mixture into the pan drippings, scraping to dislodge any browned bits. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 3 minutes, or until the mixture is reduced to 2 tablespoons, stirring frequently. Pour over the beef. Sprinkle with the green onions.
Tip: Cooking the steaks in two batches ensures that they have more room and thus will brown, not stew.
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