Kona Crusted Steak Capital Grille Recipe

Clark Grant, executive chef of The Capital Grille, visited FOX 4 to share one of his favorite recipes that will be on the Restaurant Week menu. KANSAS CITY, MO. β€” Foodies adore Kansas City Restaurant Week.

Kona Crusted Ribeye Steak

Kona Crusted Sirloin Steak πŸ”—

This is the signature recipe for a restaurant here that is located inside of our city’s only 5-star hotel. It was published on the websites for several local news stations and is almost literally the talk of the town! If you’re hoping for a strong coffee taste, this isn’t it…but it is an absolutely scrumptious way to grill that will definitely impress your guests.

Prep: 30min

Total: 1h

Nutrition Facts: calories 3571.2, Fat 281.9, Saturated Fat 160.9, Cholesterol 890.8, Sodium 9628.7, Carbohydrate 152.1, Fiber 10.1, Sugar 70, Protein 122.3


  • 14 ounces sirloin steaks
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup kona ground decaffeinated coffee
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mustard powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lowry season salt
  • 8 ounces salted butter
  • 8 ounces shallots, sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1 ounce clarified butter
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine


  1. Coffee Rub:.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  3. Shallot Butter:.
  4. Allow the whole butter to soften at room temperature.
  5. Warm a sauté pan over high heat. Add the clarified butter, heat to the smoke point and add the shallots.
  6. Caramelize the shallots for two minutes and season with 1 teaspoon kosher salt.
  7. Continue to caramelize the shallots and deglaze with 1 tablespoon of white wine. Bring to a boil and remove from the heat.
  8. Combine shallot mixture and softened butter in a stainless steel mixing bowl and whip to incorporate.
  9. Sirloin:.
  10. Roll the sirloin in the coffee rub pressing upon rub to create a "crust".
  11. Barbecue the sirloin to the desired temperature being careful not to burn the crust.
  12. Place the sirloin on a large plate and top with 2 tablespoons of shallot butter.
  13. Sprinkle chopped parsley and serve immediately.


How does Capital Grille cook their steaks?

The Capital Grille’s steaks are seasoned with a special seasoning blend and grilled between 1,200 and 1,400 degrees.

What is a Kona rub?

The gourmet all-purpose seasoning Da Kine Hawaiian Original Kona coffee dry rub is great for grilling, sautΓ©ing, and baking all meats, seafood, and vegetables. The coffee gives your food a distinctive sweet and robust flavor and also acts as a natural tenderizer.

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