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Marinade for London Broil

sherry f Jun 5, 2007 09:35 AM

I just bought some pre-sliced London Broil (kosher and therefore pre-salted). I have never cooked it before, but understand that it can be tough and therefore should not be overcooked. A simple marinade for the barbecue would be terrific.

  1. weinstein5 Jun 5, 2007 10:10 AM

    Pre-sliced? - I am assuming you mean they are more like steaks - this also works for a whole london boil roast as well -

    I keep kosher as well so I am familiar with the salted meat rinsing the meat should make sure that a good amount of the salt is off then use a simple mixture of lsoy saice (can use low sodium) and brown sugar is wonderful -

    5 Replies
    1. re: weinstein5
      diva360 Jun 5, 2007 11:19 AM

      I like to use dry red wine, balsamic vinegar, about a quarter cup each, and finely minced garlic plus a T. each of honey and soy sauce. You can marinate the meat for up to a day.

      Remember to slice the steak very thinly against the grain before serving. This method will also work for flank steak.

      1. re: diva360
        sherry f Jun 6, 2007 06:02 PM

        I tried balsamic/red wine/garlic soy marinade. We found it to be too acidic. I think I will really cut down the vinegar next time.

        1. re: sherry f
          diva360 Jun 12, 2007 11:32 PM

          I forgot to put the oil in my post! Sorry about that--you definitely need about a half a cup of oil to cut the acid, whisked to make an emulsion. I hope you used some in your marinade!

      2. re: weinstein5
        Hungry Celeste Jun 5, 2007 11:37 AM

        Soy & brown sugar is a good start, add some chopped fresh ginger & garlic, too.

        1. re: Hungry Celeste
          ozhead Jun 6, 2007 11:22 AM

          Soy + brown sugar + ginger + garlic has a name: teriyaki.

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        Lisbet Jun 7, 2007 04:49 AM

        Here is a recipe that I fully intend to try! Really sounds good! Got it from a TV news program:

        London Broil Marinade

        1 cup olive oil
        ¾ cup soy sauce
        ¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce
        2 tablespoons dry mustard
        2 teaspoons salt
        1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
        1 tablespoon course pepper
        ½ cup red wine vinegar
        1½ teaspoons dried parsley flakes
        2 crushed garlic cloves

        Combine all ingredients. Marinate overnight, then cook on the grill. Also works with chicken.


        1. KaimukiMan Jun 12, 2007 11:39 PM

          red wine, shoyu (soy sauce), minced garlic, minced ginger. maybe add some black pepper just before broiling.

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