Grilled London Broil Recipe

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This Grilled London Broil is juicy and flavorful and cooks in just a matter of minutes. Making shallow cuts on each side of the meat helps it cook up just right and lets the flavor of the marinade really get into the meat.

Super flavorful and moist Grilled Marinated London Broil

If it isn’t already, London Broil should be a part of your regular dinner rotation. It’s an inexpensive cut of meat that can feed a large family and it’s super easy to cook. The only problem with cooking London Broil is that if you’re not careful, you’ll end up with dry, chewy, bland meat that is an unappetizing grey color.

But no worries thanks to Cook’s Country.

This recipe from Cook’s Country helps ensure juicy, flavorful steak that’s cooked just right. For the flavor, the steak is marinated for 2 hours in soy sauce, garlic, ketchup, balsamic vinegar, and a bunch of herbs.

Super flavorful and moist Grilled Marinated London Broil

The marinating takes place at room temperature. Not only does marinating at room temperature shorten the marination time, bringing the meat to room temperature before grilling helps to cook it more evenly.

The meat is crosshatched (shallow cuts done diagonally in each direction) on both sides. This not only helps the meat absorb more flavor, but helps the inside cook before the outside overcooks and develops that unsightly grey appearance.

Super flavorful and moist Grilled Marinated London Broil

The London Broil stays on the grill for just a short time since it should be served medium rare for tenderness. The meat is flipped over every minute to ensure it cooks evenly.

You won’t taste more flavorful London Broil than this!

Serve with steak sauce or even better, horseradish sauce, for a special, but economical family supper.

Super flavorful and moist Grilled Marinated London Broil

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No more dried out, chewy meat with this recipe for perfectly cooked and flavored grilled London Broil.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 (1½ to 2-pound) London Broil (should be about 1½ inches thick)
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1½ teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
Instructions
  1. Using a sharp knife, cut a ½-inch crosshatch pattern, ¼-inch deep, on both sides of steak.
  2. Place in a 1 gallon ziptop bag.
  3. Place remaining ingredients, EXCEPT black pepper and paprika, in a blender.
  4. Process for 30 seconds and pour into ziptop bag with steak. Turn to coat steak and let sit at room temperature for 2 hours.
  5. Turn all burners on a gas grill to high. Cover and let heat for 15 minutes.
  6. Mix together black pepper and paprika.
  7. Remove steak from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Season with pepper/paprika mixture.
  8. Place London Broil on grill. Grill for 1 minute and then flip over. Continue to flip every minute until temperature reaches 125 degrees for medium rare or 130 degrees for medium. Total cooking time should be 5 to 9 minutes.
  9. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Source: slightly adapted from Cook’s Country Aug/Sept 2012

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33 thoughts on “Grilled London Broil Recipe

    1. What if you cooked it longer and got it to Medium Well? Any other questions? Like how to get out of a doorway when there is a closed door in the way?

  1. I usually marinate over night. Would that be over doing it? Maybe over night and then letting it sit out for 2 hours?

  2. I made this for dinner last night and this recipe is amazing! Thanks for sharing. The only thing I did different was add dijon mustard instead of ketchup. Looking forward to leftovers today!! This is a keeper.

  3. We cooked this last night it was fantastic. Very easy to do just the way I like on late nights. Thank you so much

  4. Did this on the grill for the 4th of July. Everyone raved! The marinade permeated the meat. Gonna try this on other cuts of beef. Bet it would be good on salmon too … Maybe marinated a shorter time.

  5. Am I the only one ashamed to admit I never tried scoring a london broil like this before? WOW what an improvement to the marinading and the cook.

  6. Gorgeous Photo! I love your marinating ingredients and I know just from looking at that this london broil will taste amazing. I will have to try that room temperature marinating trick. Wishing you a super day!

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