Flank Steak with Coffee-Chili Rub, Peppers & Onions


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Flank Steak with Coffee-Chili Rub, Peppers and Onions

A savory coffee-chili rub gives flank steak a deep, delicious flavor that is perfect with grilled peppers and onions. Try it out for your next barbecue or serve it up as a hearty meal any night of the week.4
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 192kcal


  • 1 TB chili powder
  • 1 TB espresso powder
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp dried coriander
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • pinch cinnamon
  • pinch cloves
  • pinch cayenne
  • 1 lb flank steak
  • 2 peppers red, yellow, or orange, seeded and cut into rings
  • 1 red onion peeled and sliced into ¼” rings
  • cooking spray


  • Stir together chili powder, espresso powder, salt, sugar, dry mustard, coriander, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, and cayenne in a small bowl. Season steak with ½ of spice mixture. 
  • Place pepper rings and onion slices in a large bowl and coat lightly with cooking spray. Toss with remaining spice mixture. 
  • Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat and coat with cooking spray. 
  • Grill steak and veggies for 4-5 minutes per side, until steak registers 145 degrees (for medium rare) and peppers and onions are tender. Slice steak against the grain and serve drizzled with juices.


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1259mg | Potassium: 614mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 16.3% | Vitamin C: 61% | Calcium: 4.3% | Iron: 13.4%

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