Discover the versatility of flank steak by using these enticing London Broil recipes. London Broil can be cooked in several ways, including broiling and slowly in a crock pot. Some cooks like to marinate the London Broil for hours in savory spices while some cooks like to just get to creating a delicious beef dish. Cooking meat in the broiler is fast and gives the meat that incredible seared or charred flavor. Cooking London Broil in a crock pot very slowly makes the meat tender while creating its own penetrating delectable gravy.
Crock Pot London Broil
To make crock pot London broil, you will need:
- 1 to 1-1/2 to 2 lbs. London Broil
- 1 package dry ranch salad dressing mix
- 1 package dry Italian salad dressing mix
- 1 package dry brown gravy mix
- 1-1/2 cups water
- Prepare. Remove the London Broil from the package and rinse thoroughly. Pat dry with a paper towel and set aside.
- Combine the dry ingredients. Mix together the dry ranch mix, dry Italian mix, dry brown gravy mix, water and stir until blended.
- Cook. Place the London Broil in the bottom of the crock pot. Pour the seasoning mixture over the meat and cover the crock pot with a lid. Cook on low for eight hours.
- Serve. Remove the LondonBbroil from the crock pot, place on a cutting board and slice the meat into ¼-inch slices across the grain of the meat. Ladle the gravy from the crock pot into a serving container. Serve immediately.
Sweet and Spicy London Broil
To make sweet and spicy London Broil, you will need:
- 1 London Broil (1-1/2 to 2 lbs.)
- 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp. sweet paprika
- 2 tbsp. light brown sugar
- 1 tbsp. coarse salt
- 2 tsp. chili powder
- Zest of 1 lime
- Prepare. Preheat the broiler on high. Remove the meat from the refrigerator, remove the meat from the packaging, rinse the meat well, pat dry with a paper towel and set out for twenty minutes to bring the meat to room temperature. Zest the lime and set aside.
- Create the sweet and spicy paste. Combine the olive oil, paprika, brown sugar, salt, chili powder and lime zest in a bowl and mix into a paste. Rub the paste over the surface of the meat.
- Cook. Place the London Broil in the broiler on a pan and sear for about six minutes. Flip the London Broil over and cook for another six minutes. Test with a meat thermometer (115 degrees). Add additional cooking time (two minutes at a time) for medium or well done meat. Remove the London Broil and place on a cutting board. Cover with foil and let the meat stand for ten minutes before cutting. Slice across the grain of the meat into ¼-inch slices and serve.
- Zesting a lime means to use a fine grater to grate the lime peel.
- After removing the London Broil from the heat, let it stand covered with foil for ten minutes before slicing or the juices will run out and dry out the meat.