Saturday, June 11, 2016

Coffee-Rubbed Prime Rib Roast for #SundaySupper

Dad’s Favorite Recipes
Today the Sunday Supper tastemakers are sharing Dad’s Favorite Recipes in honor of all dads! With Fathers' Day is just around the corner, we're sharing memories and recipes related to dads and dad-figures. Sarah of The Chef Next Door is our host.

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Plus What Dad Really Wants for Father’s Day from Sunday Supper Movement

My Recipe

I really couldn't decide what to make. The recipe my dad requests, when I cook specifically for him, is lasagna. But when I asked my boys what they would make for Fathers' Day, they answered for their dad, my husband. So, we went with that. "Daddy like anything with meat...and anything with coffee." Very true. So, I'm sharing Coffee Rubbed Prime Rib Roast with Homemade Butter.

Ingredients serves 4
The Roast
  • 1 (2 rib) prime rib roast
  • 2 T coffee grounds
  • 3 T organic dark brown sugar
  • 1 t sweet paprika
  • 1 t smoked paprika
  • 3/4 t dried ginger
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped and pod reserved
  • 1 T freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 T freshly ground salt
  • splash of olive oil
  • 2 to 3 onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1 C brewed coffee
The Butter
  • 2 C organic heavy whipping cream
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 T fresh herbs (we used parsley and oregano)

The Roast
In a medium bowl, combine the coffee grounds, sugar, paprikas, ginger, cumin, vanilla bean seeds, salt and black pepper. Massage spice mixture into the beef, coating evenly.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. On the stovetop, heat olive oil in a Dutch oven. Sear the roast on each side for two minutes to create a nice crust.

Add the onions and coffee to the pot. Bring to a boil.

Then cover the Dutch oven and move the pot to the oven. Roast at 450 degrees for 30 minutes. Then reduce the heat to 350 degrees F and continue roasting for another 75 to 90 minutes, depending on how well done you want your meat. We like ours medium and it took about 90 minutes.

Let rest 20 minutes before slicing. Put the pan back on the burner to reduce the liquid and onions to a thick, caramelized sauce that's fantastic with the roast.

Slice and serve with the reduced onion-coffee sauce and homemade butter. [See recipe below.]

The Butter
This is an activity that the boys have done with my mom, so I just let them do it. It tastes amazing. And while I'm sure there's an easier way, this was fun.

Pour cream into a lidded jar, filling it up about 2/3 full. We repeated the process to finish the entire pint. Next time I'll get a bigger jar. Shake. I'm not kidding. Just shake. We put on some good music and shook that jar like a maraca.

Once the cream is to the point where it's holding peaks, place a mesh strainer over a mixing bowl and compress the cream with a spoon. We ran the cream through about 4 times before the solids separated and butter turns a brighter yellow. Reserve the liquid - we made pancakes with it the next morning.

While your butter is still soft, fold in salt and herbs. Place it in the fridge till desired consistency.

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  1. Yes! I love coffee rubs on steak. There's something so delicious about the combo. Fun to see your boys shaking up the rub!

  2. I am definitely going to use this rub. Men sure do love their beef, don't they?

  3. This rub sound delicious! I'm going to mix me up a batch to try on some steaks this week!

  4. We love prime rib, and I love this rub! YUM

  5. My hubby would love this for Father's Day! What a fabulous rub!

  6. I wonder how my husband would like this. He's a prime rib/filet lover and a coffee nut like myself. Maybe I'll give it a whirl sometime.

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