How to Cook London Broil

 London Broil is a popular cut of beef that is known for its rich flavor and tenderness. This dish is a great option for a family dinner or a special occasion. In this article, we will guide you on how to cook London Broil perfectly every time.

London Broil Steak


For the marinade:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

For the London Broil:

  • 2 pounds London Broil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Marinate the London Broil

Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Pour the marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the London Broil to the bag and seal it. Massage the marinade into the meat and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Marinated London Broil

Step 2: Preheat the Grill

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

Step 3: Remove the London Broil from the bag

Remove the London Broil from the bag and discard the marinade. Pat the meat dry with paper towels.

Step 4: Season the London Broil

Brush the London Broil with olive oil and season it with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 5: Grill the London Broil

Place the London Broil on the grill and cook for 5-6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the meat. The temperature should be around 135°F.

Grilled London Broil

Step 6: Rest the London Broil

Remove the London Broil from the grill and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing. This will help the juices redistribute and make the meat more tender.

Pros and Cons of Cooking London Broil

Like any other cut of meat, London Broil has its pros and cons.


  • Rich flavor
  • Tenderness
  • Easy to cook


  • Can be tough if overcooked
  • Requires a marinade to enhance the flavor


Q: What is London Broil?

A: London Broil is a lean cut of beef from the flank or top round of the cow.

Q: How do I know if London Broil is done?

A: You can use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the meat. For medium-rare, the temperature should be around 135°F.

Q: What is the best way to cook London Broil?

A: Grilling or broiling are the best ways to cook London Broil.

Q: How long should I marinate London Broil?

A: You can marinate London Broil for at least 2 hours or overnight for best results.


Now that you have learned how to cook London Broil, it's time to try it out for yourself. Remember to marinate the meat for best results and don't overcook it. Enjoy!