Steak with coffee sauce

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 35m
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A delicious steak seasoned with salt, garlic, pepper and bay leaf, cooked in a sauce of coffee, milk and wine, served with fried eggs.

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  • 4 beef steaks (about 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces))
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) strong coffee
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) red wine
  • 80 grams (1/3 cup) margarine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Season the steaks with salt, unpeeled crushed garlic, pepper and bay leaf. Leave to marinate about 15 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Mix with the help of a spoon the corn starch in the milk. Set aside.

    Step 3

    1. In a skillet, place the margarine and leave to melt over low heat. Add the steaks with the marinade and fry on both sides. When the steaks are fried remove them to a plate. Add to the sauce the red wine, the coffee, and the corn starch dissolved in the milk. Stir once in a while until the sauce thickens slightly. Place the steaks again in the skillet, mix in the sauce and turn off the heat.

    Step 4

    1. Serve the steaks with fried eggs and white rice.

Steak with coffee sauce | Food From Portugal

Steak with coffee sauce

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 428

Total Fat: 24.5 g(38%)

Saturated Fat: 6 g(30%)

Cholesterol: 114 mg(38%)

Sodium: 324 mg(14%)

Total Carbohydrate: 6.5 g(2%)

Protein: 39.5 g

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  1. posted by Sandy on 2019/05/19

    I love your Portuguese recipes. I haven’t had good Portuguese food since my Grandma made it. She was Portuguese from Hilo, Hawaii. Thank you.


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