Skirt Steaks With Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

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Skirt Steaks With Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

Ever tried a coffee rub on your steak? If not, now is the perfect time to give it a try. These juicy grilled skirt steaks are delicious, but they are even better with some extra heat from chili powder, paprika and coffee. The coffee adds an extra depth that goes great with the spicier chili flavor.

If you are having company, this grilling recipe is very impressing. And if you wish to make some extra so you get leftovers for the next day, make sure you make a lot more, because this is one of those recipes that tend to disappear fast!


  • 2 x 1 ½ lb. skirt steaks;
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder;
  • 1 tbsp. ground coffee; (optional)
  • ½ tbsp. paprika;
  • zest of 1 lime;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste;

For the mango salsa:

  • 3 mangoes, diced;
  • 1 bell pepper, diced;
  • ½ red onion, diced;
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced;
  • ¼ cup lime juice;
  • ¼ cup packed cilantro leaves, chopped;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;


  1. Preheat your grill to high.
  2. Mix the chilli powder, ground coffee, paprika, lime zest, sea salt, and black pepper in a bowl.
  3. Rub the steaks with the coffee mixture and let rest for 20 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the mango salsa, and chill.
  5. Grill the steaks on the preheated grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired doneness.
  6. Let the steaks rest for about 5 minutes, and slice.
  7. Serve the sliced steak with the mango salsa.

Additional Info:

Nutritional facts:

  • Protein: 44g / 34%
  • Carbs: 27g / 21%
  •  Fat: 26g / 45%

Serves: 4

Prep time: 20 min.

Cook time: 10 min.

Total time: 30 min.