Coffee and Spice Rubbed Wagyu Strip Steak Over Butternut Squash

September 29, 2020
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Photo by https://double8cattle.com/blogs/recipes/coffee-spice-wagyu-strip-steak
Author Notes

The pan-to-oven cooking gives the delicious Fullblood Wagyu bone-in strip steak a nice crust and a juicy, tender middle. The coffee and spice rub culminates in an explosion of flavor with each bite of steak and roasted butternut squash. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for a romantic dinner for two! —Double8Cattle

  • Prep time 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Serves 2
  • 1 Double 8 Cattle Company Fullblood Wagyu Bone-In Strip Steak
  • 2 tablespoons Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 Small Butternut Squash (peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes)
  • 1/4 cup Grapeseed Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Ancho Chile Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Finely Ground Coffee
  • 5 teaspoons Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Mustard Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
In This Recipe
  1. Tools - Large Cast Iron Skillet, Baking Sheet, Medium Size Bowl
  2. FIRST STEP Pull the Fullblood Wagyu bone-in strip steak from the freezer, and place it in the refrigerator 24 hours before starting this recipe.
  3. PREPARING THE COFFEE AND SPICE RUB Mix the ancho chile powder, ground coffee, brown sugar, smoked paprika, dried oregano, freshly ground black pepper, ground coriander, mustard powder, ground red pepper flakes, ground cumin, and kosher salt in a small bowl. Coat the Fullblood Wagyu bone-in strip steak in 5 teaspoons of the rub. Save the extra rub for the butternut squash. Place the steak on a plate (uncovered), and set it in the refrigerator. Let it sit there for 3 hours.
  4. PREPARING THE ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH After 3 hours, take the steak out of your refrigerator, and place it on your kitchen counter. Allow the steak to sit at room temperature for 1 hour while you prepare the squash. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Place the cubes of butternut squash in a medium size bowl. Lightly coat the pieces of squash with a 1/4 cup of grapeseed oil. Sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of the coffee and spice rub on the squash. Then, lay the pieces of butternut squash out on a baking sheet. Bake for 40-50 minutes until the squash is tender.
  5. PREPARING THE FULLBLOOD WAGYU BONE-IN STRIP STEAK Preheat the oven to 400°F. Heat 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the Fullblood Wagyu strip steak for 2 minutes on each side to create a nice crust. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven. Cook the steak for about 5-7 minutes for medium-rare doneness.
  6. FINAL STEPS Transfer the steak to a cutting board, and let it rest for 10 minutes. Slice the Fullblood Wagyu strip steak into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Serve the steak slices over the roasted butternut squash, and enjoy!

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