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Coffee Rubbed NY Strip with mashed sweet potato and Brussels


Coffee rub

2 tablespoons super-fine ground coffee

1 teaspoon dark chili powder

1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon paprika

1 tablespoon olive oil


seasoned 16 ounce new york strip

3 tablespoons olive oil/canola blend

coffee rub


½ shallot (small diced)

2 tablespoons duck fat

½ tablespoons minced fresh garlic

3 slices butter

1 pinch salt

1 pinch cinnamon

1 tablespoon honey

¼ cup fresh brewed coffee

2 tablespoons half and half

2 tablespoons beef stock


1 cup Brussels sprouts, stems trimmed and quartered

1 tablespoons duck fat

½ small diced shallot

1 tablespoon minced garlic


2 sweet potatoes, de-skinned, medium diced and cooked by boiling in a pot of water,

with 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 pinches cinnamon, then strained from water

1 pinch creole seasoning

½ teaspoon brown sugar

1/3 cup half and half

2 slices butter

1 teaspoon honey

⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

salt and pepper to taste




1. mix in bowl until even strip

1. preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. season strip with coffee rub

3. In large skillet bring oil to medium-high heat

4. gently lay strip in pan

5. sear until browned on both sides, then transfer to oven and bake until medium-rare or your desired doneness


1. In saucepan, bring duck fat, shallot, and garlic to medium heat

2. when shallots caramelize, whisk in coffee, half and half, stock, cinnamon, and


3. bring to simmer

4. salt to taste

5. if sauce still remains bitter, add a dash of honey

6. serve with steak


1. In medium saucepan, bring duck fat to medium heat

2. add brussels, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper

3. when brussels golden brown, add stock and butter

4. reduce heat to low-medium and stir occasionally until fork-tender


1. In large mixing bowl, fork mash ingredients together

2. add cream until desired consistency

3. salt and pepper to taste

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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