Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

January 9, 2020


Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak is an easy and delicious meat dish that you can eat on its own or use in Steak Tacos. Flank steak is pan seared and then oven finished to perfection. Roasting flank steak is a great way to enjoy meat if you do not have a grill. Made with Kona Coffee BBQ Rub, this recipe is full of flavor.

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak on a wood cutting board

This post is sponsored by Honolulu Coffee. All opinions are my own.

Oven Roasted Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak Recipe

This steak is bursting with flavor. I personally am not a coffee drinker. Caffeine does not agree with me. But I love to cook with coffee. I have made chili with coffee and it is amazing. I am so glad I decided to try it on flank steak. The Kona Coffee BBQ rub has a beautiful rich color and its aroma will greet you as soon as you break the seal on the package. 

Large flank steak on butcher's paper

What is Flank Steak?

I enjoy eating flank steak because it cooks quickly. This thin piece of meat comes from the side of the cow, under the ribs. It tastes great on salad and in Mexican dishes like burritos and fajitas. There are many ways to cook flank steak, including:

  • Grilling
  • Oven broiling
  • Stove top skillet
  • Stir frying
  • Roasting

Side view of a raw large flank steak on butcher's paper

Flank steak is best when cooked to medium rare or medium, as it continues to cook for a few minutes after you remove it from the heat source and you want it to remain tender. With flank steak, you want to cut against the grain and you will get beautiful slices of meat.

What You Need for Oven Roasted Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

2 pounds flank steak
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
3 tablespoons Kona Coffee BBQ Rub

Open tin of Honolulu Coffee Kona Coffee BBQ Rub

About Kona Coffee BBQ Rub

Kona Coffee BBQ Rub is made with Honolulu Coffee’s Kona Coffee, Sugar, Sea Salt, Chilies, Onion, Garlic, Lime, Chocolate, Cayenne Pepper, Smoked Paprika. Try this spice rub on Ahi, Swordfish, Steak, and Ribs. It has just the right amount of heat to it. You can really taste each ingredient that is in the rub. 

Honolulu Coffee is brewed with Aloha. Their beans are roasted right in Honolulu, Hawaii. I have heard tales of the rich soil around volcanoes, and this coffee is a testament to that. Honolulu Coffee farms their coffee right on the slopes of the volcano on the big island. 

Honolulu Coffee offers a variety of blends, and they offer easy online ordering, allowing you to choose which grind you want. Whether you use the paper filter method or prefer to grind your own beans, Honolulu Coffee has an option for everyone. 

How to Make Oven Roasted Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Cut the flank steak into 4 sections with a sharp knife, pat dry and rub the Kona Coffee BBQ Rub all over both sides of the steak.

Open tin of Honolulu Coffee Kona Coffee BBQ Rub with flank steak and measuring spoon

In a large cast iron pan, heat oil over medium high heat until pan is very hot. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to pan and let melt. Sear steaks on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

Seasoned flank steak searing in a cast iron skillet on a stove top

Place cast iron skillet into oven and cook for 3 minutes, or until the insides of the steaks reach 125 degrees.

Remove skillet from oven and return to stove top. Remove steaks from pan and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.

Slice flank steak against the grain and serve.

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak sliced

What to Serve with Oven Roasted Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

There are many side dishes that would compliment Hawaiian BBQ Flank Steak. 

  1. Mango Salsa
  2. Hawaiian Macaroni Salad
  3. Hawaiian Baked Beans
  4. Hawaiian Coleslaw
  5. Hawaiian Fried Rice

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak sliced

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes

Hawaiian Coffee BBQ Flank Steak is an easy and delicious meat dish that you can eat on its own or use in Steak Tacos. Flank steak is pan seared and then oven finished.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons Kona Coffee BBQ Rub

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the flank steak into 4 sections with a sharp knife, pat dry and rub the Kona Coffee BBQ Rub all over both sides of the steak.
  3. In a large cast iron pan, heat oil over medium high heat until pan is very hot. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to pan and let melt. Sear steaks on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Place cast iron skillet into oven and cook for 3 minutes, or until the insides of the steaks reach 125 degrees.
  5. Remove skillet from oven and return to stove top. Remove steaks from pan and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Slice flank steak against the grain and serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 595Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 209mgSodium: 542mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 71g

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