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Coffee Base

  • Coffee Powder, used 100.0 g
  • Sugar 25.0 g
  • Butter 25.0 g

Coffee Crust

Pipmento Smoked Chilli Jus

Roasted Vegetables

  • Oil 20.0 ml
  • Kailan, peeled and blanched 200.0 g
  • Cherry Tomatoes 100.0 g
  • Sea Salt 5.0 g
  • Butter 10.0 g


  • Rib Eye, trimmed 600.0 g
  • Sea Salt 10.0 g
  • Black Pepper 5.0 g
  • Butter 50.0 g
  • Bulb Garlic, cut in half horizontally 10.0 g
  • Thyme 5.0 g


  • Watercress, blanched 50.0 g
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil 10.0 ml
  • Sea Salt 2.0 g
  • Almond, flakes 5.0 g
  • Chervil 5.0 g
  • Herbs Fresh - Chives 5.0 g

Smoked chilli and coffee, bold, rich, savory and spicy flavors come together in this coffee crusted steak dish. Each bite of the steak brings out the aroma of the coffee and Hellmann's Smoked Chilli Dressing spices up the sauce and turns up the heat.



  1. Coffee Base

    1. In a pan, roast coffee powder till semi dry. Fold in sugar and butter.
    2. Once mixture is mixed well, lay onto tray and bake at 68°C for 2 hours, or till dry.
    3. Once dried, loosen the base and set aside.      
  2. Coffee Crust

    1. In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients together till it becomes a paste.
    2. Transfer into a vacuum bag and flatten it till desired thickness is achieved.
    3. Freeze and set aside.  
  3. Pipmento Smoked Chilli Jus

    1. In a pot, brown shallots and red capsicums.
    2. Deglaze port wine and reduce mixture till halved.
    3. In a mixing bowl, mix water and Knorr Demi Glace Brown Sauce Mix together. Pour mixture into pot.
    4. Bring mixture to boil and let it simmer for 5 mins.
    5. Fold in Hellmann's Smoked Chilli Dressing and butter. Mix well and set aside.  
  4. Roasted Vegetables

    1. Heat up pan, sear kailan and cherry tomato. Season with salt.
    2. Add butter and bake in oven at 160°C for 4 mins.  
  5. Beef

    1. Portion beef to 120gm each.
    2. Heat up pan, and season beef with pepper and sea salt.
    3. Sear beef till it turns golden brown. Add in butter, thyme, garlic and baste beef.
    4. Lay coffee crust over beef and bake it at 160°C till desired doneness. Rest the beef before cutting it.   
  6. Garnish

    1. Prepare garnish as mentioned. Toss the watercress with olive oil and salt.
  7. Plating and Assembly

    1. Plate and assemble.