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Cowboy steak

TRIAL RECIPE

For 12 servings:

INGREDIENTS WEIGHTS MEASURES
MAXWELL HOUSE Caffeinated Coffee - 3 Tbsp.
Sea salt - 1.5 Tbsp.
Ground cumin - 1 Tbsp.
Chili powder - 1 tsp.
Garlic powder - 1.25 Tbsp.
Smoked paprika - 4.5 tsp.
Granulated sugar - 1 tsp.
Dried oregano leaves - 1 tsp.
Black pepper - 1 tsp.
Olive oil - 2 Tbsp.
Red onion, diced 1/4 in. - 2 cups
Corn, off the cob or frozen 24 oz. -
HEINZ 57 Sauce - 1 cup
Onion rings, 1 in. thick - 24 each
Buttermilk - 1 cup
Quick-mixing all-purpose flour - 2 cups
Boneless beef strip steak - 12 each
Queso fresco 6 oz. -

PREHEAT deep fat fryer to 350°F. Preheat char-broiler to medium-high heat. For the Coffee Dry Rub:

COMBINE MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee Granules, 1 Tbsp. sea salt, cumin, 1 Tbsp. garlic powder, chili powder, 1 tsp. smoked paprika, sugar, oregano and 1/2 tsp. black pepper for the rub, mixing well. Thoroughly coat the strip steaks with the rub. Place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours. For the Smoky 57 BBQ Corn:

HEAT olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the red onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the corn kernels and sauté until kernels begin to caramelize, about 5-6 minutes. Add the HEINZ 57 Sauce and 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat, keep hot for service. For the Crispy Onion Rings:

PLACE cut onion rings into a 4-quart bowl and pour buttermilk over them. Allow to soak for 20 minutes or up to 1-hour. In a shallow hotel pan mix together flour, 2 tsp. sea salt, 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika and 1/2 tsp. black pepper.

REMOVE onion rings from buttermilk and shake off excess liquid. Place onion rings into flour mixture and toss onion rings until well coated with seasoned flour.

FRY onion rings until golden brown and crispy, keep hot for service. Finish and Assemble:

SPRAY pan release onto the char-broiler grates, place steaks onto char-broiler and cook steaks until desired doneness.

PLACE coffee rubbed steak onto a warm plate, top with 2 oz. of smoky BBQ corn, 1 Tbsp. queso fresco cheese and 2 each crispy onion rings. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information Per Serving (): 180 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 920mg Sodium, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Dietary Fiber, 9g Total Sugars, 4g Protein, 0%DV Vitamin D, 4%DV Calcium, 6%DV Iron, 6%DV Potassium

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