Cajun Coffee Chuck Roast

Cajun Coffee Chuck Roast


1/4 cup coffee grounds (coffee concentrate)
1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
1 tablespoon light brown sugar (packed)
1 tablespoon corn starch
1 teaspoon chili powder (ground)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 cup beef broth
3 pounds boneless beef chuck eye roast
1 tablespoon canola oil


1To a blender or food processor, add all the ingredients from the coffee grounds through the cayenne pepper. Blend well for 30 sec.
2In a large skillet over medium heat, add canola oil.
3Add 1/2 of seasoning rub to one side of chuck roast, pressing into the meat. Place meat, seasoned side down onto the hot pan.
4Sear for 3 min. adding remainder of seasoning to bare side of chuck roast. Flip roast and sear other side another 3 min.
5Add roast to a 4-quart or larger crock pot. Add beef broth to crock pot, secure lid and turn to high. Cook for 5 hours, meat should be tender and shred easily with 2 forks. Serve with extra drippings.
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