Sonoma Modern American Espresso Sweet Spice Crusted Beef Pomegranate A-1 Serves 3-4
A-1 1 bay leaf 1 serrano chilies sliced 1 head garlic cut in half 1 cup pomegranate juice 1/2 cup beer 2 T pineapple juice 2 T champagne vinegar 1 T tomato paste 2 T molasses 1 T soy 1 T lime juice 1 T bourbon 1 cloves 1 T tamarind paste 1/4 tsp. Cumin 1/2 cup port wine 1 tsp black pepper In a non-reactive sauce pot mix all ingredients except wine and reduce by ¼. Add wine and reduce by ½. Strain and cool in ice bath.
Crust 3 T ground espresso or coffee 1 ½ T ground coriander seed 1 ½ T ground fennel seed Combine.
Assemble 1 # flank steak Rub espresso on the steak. Cook in a broiler, a sauté pan or on the grill (drizzle with olive oil first). When cook (to your desired temperature) slice thin. Spread out on a platter. Garnish with a salad of roasted beets and arugula. Serve A-1 on the side. Enjoy!!!!!