Easy Coffee Marinade recipe, a great marinade for beef or pork and can also be boiled down for a delicious coffee sauce for meat!
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This coffee marinade for meat is ready in no time! It’s a great way to add a little flavor to your beef and pork this winter. Add some potatoes and vegetables and you have yourself the best comfort meal for this time of year.
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Ok, let’s talk about this Easy Coffee Marinade! This Easy Coffee Marinade really is quick and easy. You mix all the ingredients including coffee, molasses, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt, thyme, and pepper in a bowl and that’s it!
This is a great marinade for pork chops, pork tenderloin, or a wide variety of other cuts of pork and beef. Great for steaks!
Place your meat in a resealable bag and cover with the coffee marinade. Seal the bag and place in the refrigerator. Depending on the cut of meat, marinate a few hours or overnight.
If it’s a tough cut of meat you may need to marinate a little longer. It really will depend on the cut you choose. I used pork tenderloins and left the pork in the coffee marinade in the fridge for a few hours but overnight probably would have been even better.
When you’re ready to cook, drain the marinade into a small saucepan and pat the meat dry. Cook the meat as you wish. Meanwhile, bring the marinade to a boil and boil until reduced about 10-15 minutes. Be sure to bring to a boil so you kill any bacteria from the raw meat! Serve the coffee sauce with your meat.
I hope you enjoy this Easy Coffee Marinade recipe too! You might also like my Mexican Steak Marinade!
Easy Coffee Marinade Recipe
- Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, up to a few days.
- To use, place meat (about 2-4 pounds of pork or beef) in a resealable bag, cover with marinade, seal bag, and place in refrigerator. Marinate a few hours or depending on the type of meat marinate overnight. Drain marinade from bag into a small saucepan, pat meat dry, and cook meat as desired.
- Place saucepan with marinade over high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until reduced, about 10-15 minutes. Serve with meat.
Other marinades and sauces you may enjoy: