Season two 20-ounce boneless rib-eyes with salt and pepper and rub with Coffee Spice Rub (recipe below) on one side. Grill rub-side down over high heat, 4 to 5 minutes; flip, reduce the heat to medium or move the steaks to a cooler spot, cover and grill 8 to 10 more minutes (for medium-rare). Serve with Smoky Tomato-Red Chile Salsa (recipe below).
Coffee Spice Rub:
1/4 cup ancho chile powder
1/4 cup finely ground espresso- roast coffee beans
2 tablespoons sweet paprika
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons arbol chile powder
Whisk all of the ingredients in a bowl.
Smoky Tomato-Red Chile Salsa:
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons pureed chipotles in adobo sauce
3 large ripe tomatoes, diced
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons honey
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
Whisk the vinegar, olive oil and chipotle puree in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and toss. Season with salt and pepper.
Photograph by Steve Giralt
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