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Coffee Steak Tips with Caramelized Onion Balsamic Whiskey Cream Sauce

What could be better than whiskey, balsamic and steak? Take your steak to extraordinary as you season it with Roasted Coffee Rub and Roasted Garlic Sea Salt. Then sear it in Caramelized Garlic Olive Oil and finish with an easy to make, mouthwatering sauce that will have you licking your plate.

Coffee Steak Tips with Caramelized Onion Balsamic Whiskey Cream Sauce

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Cook time

20 Minutes

Serving size




  • 1 lb Steak, cut into 1/4" cubes
  • 1 Tbsp Roasted Coffee Rub
  • 1 tsp Roasted Garlic Sea Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Caramelized Garlic Olive Oil
  • Green Onions, for garnish

Balsamic Whiskey Cream Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp Caramelized Garlic Infused Olive Oil
  • ½ Onion, sliced thin
  • ½ tsp Roasted Garlic Sea Salt
  • ¼ cup Whiskey
  • 2 Tbsp Chocolate Espresso Balsamic Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream

Recipe Preparation

  1. In a Ziploc bag or bowl, add steak, coffee rub and sea salt. Shake or stir steak with seasoning until coated evenly. Let rest at room temperature for 10-20 minutes while you make the sauce.
  2. To make the sauce, heat 2 Tbsp oil in a large sauté pan. Add the onions, season with salt, and cook until soft and slightly caramelized, about 10 minutes. Add the whiskey and vinegar, stir. Add the cream and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from the pan and keep warm until ready to serve.
  3. Add the remaining 2 Tbsp oil to the pan. Once hot, add the seasoned steak and sear, turning to cook all sides, about 3-4 minutes total (3 minutes for medium rare.)
  4. Top steak tips with whiskey cream sauce and green onions. Enjoy!
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