Many of us have a cup of joe in the morning, but why stop there? Learn how to switch-up your daily grind with jolting recipes like Coffee Marinated Ribs, Java Pasta and Perk Jerk Chicken!
Jolting Short Ribs
6 ozs. coarsely ground coffee
3 lbs. boneless beef short ribs
2 cups cold-brewed coffee
2 cups cabernet sauvignon
8 shallots, peeled and halved
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 fresh parsley
1. Brew your favorite coffee, just enough to cover the amount of ribs you’re cooking. Set it aside and let it get cold.
2. Marinate the short ribs in wine, coffee, onions, garlic and parsley in a pot for 12 hours.
3. Preheat the oven to 350F.
4. Remove the ribs from the marinade and set aside.
5. Strain the marinade and cook on low until it has reduced to half the original amount.
6. Place your ribs into a heavy casserole dish with lid.
7. Cover the ribs with the marinade and cook until ribs are tender.
8. When done, place ribs onto serving platter.
9. Pour remaining liquid over your ribs and serve with baby reds & tasty vegetables.
12 cups or so of coffee
3 cups heavy cream
3 green peppers, julienned
1 pound of linguine
3 shallots, diced
Mexican chile powder and cumin
1. Brew enough coffee to fill your pasta pot. Bring it to a boil and add salt to you liking.
3. Once it starts boiling, drop your linguini into the pot. Follow directions on the package.
4. Sauté the bacon in a separate pan.
5. Add onions, and peppers right into the bacon and bacon fat.
6. Once golden brown, add heavy cream.
7. Then add sour cream and bring to a simmer. Be sure to stir really well and often.
8. Add Mexican chili powder and cumin.
9. Use tongs to put coffee into the coffee pan.
10. Add parsley on top to garnish, then enjoy!
Perk Jerk Chicken
1 chicken breast per person
1 ounce espresso grinds
1 teaspoon of olive oil
2 ounces of Parmesan cheese (grated)
2 tablespoon of jerk seasoning
Salt to your liking
Ground black pepper to your liking
1. Marinate chicken breasts in a Ziploc bag of jerk seasoning, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
2. Leave sit for 20 minutes in marinade.
3. Roll the chicken breast in the espresso grind.
4. Heat olive oil in a saucepan then cook chicken until well done.