London Broil is a great way to cook steak. A steak is a slice of meat that is typically beef. London broil is often misunderstood by people as a piece of meat. On the contrary, a London broil is a way to cook steak and not a piece of meat. This fine distinction seems to always confuse many cooks.
What adds to the confusion is that some butchers refer to the piece of cut meat as 'London Broil'. Generally, the piece of meat that is used for a London broil is beef, although other meat products can also be used. In this article, we tell you how to cook a London broil. Cooking London broil is not that tough. Just follow the steps mentioned below.
Ingredients - You will need the following items before you can go ahead with the process.
- 1 beef steak
- 1/3 cup salad dressing
- 2 tablespoons of red wine or red wine vinegar
- 1 minced clove garlic
- 2 tablespoons of cooking oil
Now, that you have all the necessary ingredients ready, just follow these steps to cook a London broil.
- First, you need to make a marinade by combining the salad dressing, wine or wine vinegar, garlic and cooking oil, together.
- Next, cut the steak on both sides but remember to cut it shallow. Place the meat in a baking dish.
- Use the marinade and brush the steak on both the sides. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and then place it in a refrigerator for 1 hour. This will help the steak marinate nicely.
- After an hour, take out the steak and pour off the excess marinade.
- Next step is to cook it. To do so, first, preheat the oven and then place the steak approximately 3 inches from the top. Start to heat it.
- Cook it for about 5 to 8 minutes per side.
- Take it out and cut the steak into fine slices and then serve.