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London Broil Recipe

Make a flavorful London broil with this easy recipe. Marinated in soy sauce, red wine vinegar, and spices, it's perfect for a family dinner or special occasion.

London broil is a popular beef dish that has become a staple for many family dinners and special occasions.
Typically, the dish involves marinating a large cut of beef, such as flank steak or top round, in a flavorful mixture that includes soy sauce, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and spices.
Once the beef has marinated, grill or broil it until it reaches medium-rare and slice it against the grain to enhance its tenderness.
It is usually served with roasted vegetables, baked potatoes, or a fresh salad, making it a fulfilling and substantial meal. Its unique blend of flavors and textures has made it a classic dish that has remained popular over time.


London Broil Recipe

Cooking method: GrillingRoasting
Cuisine: United States
Courses: Main Course
Difficulty: intermediate
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
10 min 20 min 240 min 270 min
Servings: 6 person
Calories: 340kcal
Best season: all

The origins of London Broil

remain unknown, but it is believed to have originated in Philadelphia.

London Broil Recipe
Make a flavorful London broil with this easy recipe

There are various theories on the name’s connection to London, with the most popular being that it was used to add a sense of status and British prestige.
London broil can refer to both the type of beef cut and the method of cooking it. In the past, it was a common and affordable cut of meat, often a flank steak, which was not as popular as it is today.
The name may have been used to appeal to consumers who desired a fancier-sounding dish and perceived it as a way to elevate their social standing.



  1. In a mixing bowl,

    whisk together soy sauce, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, minced garlic, black pepper, and onion powder.

  2. Place the London broil beef in a large resealable bag, pour the marinade over the beef, and seal the bag.

  3. Marinate the beef in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight.

  4. Preheat your grill to high heat.

  5. Remove the beef from the marinade, and discard the marinade.

  6. Grill the London broil for 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare, or 7 to 8 minutes per side for medium doneness.

  7. Remove the beef from the grill, and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing against the grain.

  8. Serve the London broil hot with your favorite side dishes.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!