Coffee-Rubbed Tomahawk Steak with Pinto Beans and Coffee Sauce

BY: Tuffy Stone

  • cooking-duration 2 hours
  • servings 4 SERVINGS
  • cooking-style grill
  • cooking-mode moderate

Creating the perfect bite of tender, spicy, smoky barbecue is a science and an art form, and Tuffy Stone―five time World Champion Pitmaster, co-host and judge of Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters, and co-owner of the award-winning Q Barbecue restaurants―has mastered it. We're honored to work with Tuffy and are thrilled he agreed to share his recipe for Coffee Rubbed Tomahawk Steak.

This recipe appears courtesy of Tuffy Stone and can be found in his latest book Cool Smoke: The Art of Great Barbecue. Publisher: St. Martin’s Press. This exciting new book is available to order at Amazon.

Ingredients

Coffee Rubbed Tomahawk Steak

  • 2 American Wagyu Tomahawk Steaks Buy Now

  • 6 tablespoons coffee rub

  • 1 cup apple Juice

  • Spray bottle

Pinto Beans

  • Kurobuta bacon Buy Now

  • 1 cup dry pinto beans

  • ¼ cup small diced bacon

  • ½ cup small diced yellow onion

  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • ¼ to ½ jalapeno, sliced

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 small bay leaf

  • 4 cups chicken stock

Coffee Sauce

  • 1 ½ cups brewed medium roast coffee

  • ½ cup port wine

  • ¼ cup minced shallot

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • ¼ cup demi-glace

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons coffee rub

  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter

Directions

1
Season steaks evenly with coffee rub.  Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to 1 hour
30 Minutes - 1 hour
2
Prepare coffee sauce before grilling steaks.
15 Minutes
3
When you are ready to cook, heat the grill to 400 degrees, using a direct grilling method.
5 Minutes
4
Place steaks on direct heat and cook for 4 minutes.
4 Minutes
5
Rotate 90 degrees and spray with apple juice. Cook an additional 4 minutes.
4 Minutes
6
Flip steaks, spray with apple juice and cook 4 more minutes.
4 Minutes
7
Rotate 90 degrees and cook another 4 minutes, or internal temperature reaches 125 degrees F.
4 Minutes
8
Remove from heat and let rest 5 minutes.
5 Minutes
9
Slice steaks against the grain and serve with Coffee Sauce on the side.
1 Minute
1
Soak pinto beans overnight in 3 cups of water.
12 hours
2
Cook bacon in a 2 ½ quart heavy-bottomed sauce pot over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until fat is rendered and bacon is browned.
10 Minutes
3
Add onion and, stirring often, cook until translucent.
2 Minutes
4
Add garlic and jalapeno. Stir frequently and cook until garlic is a light golden brown. Note: Spiciness of beans depends on amount of jalapeno
5 Minutes
5
Season with salt and pepper.
1 minute
6
Add bay leaf, drained pinto beans, and chicken stock.
1 Minute
7
Cook covered for 1 hour, or until beans are tender.  Stir periodically and check liquid level.  Add additional water if needed.
1 Hour
8
Remove from heat and let sit covered 30 minutes to 1 hour.
30 Minutes- 1 Hour
1
Combine coffee, port, shallot and garlic in a small saucepot.  Reduce to ½ cup over medium-high heat.
10 Minutes
2
Reduce heat to medium and add demi-glace, mustard, Coffee Rub and balsamic vinegar and simmer 3 minutes.
3 Minutes
3
Remove from heat and gently stir in butter until melted.  Cover and keep warm until ready to use.  If sauce becomes too thick while covered, thin with hot water, one teaspoon at a time, to reach desired consistency
2 Minutes