London Broil Steak Grilled to Perfection!

London Broil Steak Grilled to Perfection always turns out moist, juicy, and tender every time! Making dinner alfresco can be very enjoyable! We love to cook, but when it comes to grilling steaks, only my husband does it best!  He has it down to a science (so he thinks).  When he grills, he gets it right – no matter the size of the steak.  He can grill a London Broil Beef Steak to perfection!

 

 

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London Broil grilled this way always turns out perfect!  Whether you grill it outside or cook it in the oven try these simple cooking tips.

Serve this great steak with our simple Italian Tomato Salad and some crusty bread, or with our homemade cheesy mini biscuits on the side and it’s a simple and delicious dinner!

Also, there are a few great choices of wine to serve with this kind of meat. You can pair it with great wines that have a deep red velvet color and taste, like a Chianti Riserva, or choose one from 11 Wines to Pair with Food, to complete an exquisite dinner with family and friends.

Tips on How to Grill a London Broil Steak to Perfection?

  • First, you must allow the meat to warm up to room temperature, for at least one hour before you cook it.
  • It is equally important to heat your grill until extremely hot before you throw the meat onto it.
  • The thickness of the steak is as important, it should be a good cut and at least two inches thick.  This will always guarantee while grilling it on the BBQ, the outside of the steak may be charred but the inside will be very tender and juicy.
  • Also, adding butter on top of the meat while grilling is crucial to giving the meat its tender and juicy flavors. Butter makes a huge difference in taste and you will notice the difference the first time you add it to the meat.  So don’t skip it.

 

How To Grill London Broil on the BBQ?

*You can follow along below with our step-by-step on this recipe, or jump down to the bottom of the post for the full recipe card.

 1.  First, allow the steak to warm up! Minimum 30 minutes to 1 hour.

 2.  Heat the grill outside for about 10 minutes.  Place the meat onto a dish, and allow it to warm up at room temperature. Lightly sprinkle both sides of the steak with salt. Once the grill is extremely hot (should be about 600 degrees on the BBQ Thermometer), place the meat onto the grill.  Close the lid.

Raw piece of London Broil steak on a plate colorful plate.

3.  Cook the steak for about 3 minutes, then open the lid and flip over the meat.  NOW LEAVE the lid open.

4.  Add garlic powder and black pepper generously on top.

*QUICK NOTE: Depending on the size of your grill and how many BTUs it generates, you can lower the heat to “medium-high.”  

Next, place 2 tablespoons of butter on top of the meat to melt while cooking.  And cook for an additional 3 minutes.

Steak on an outside grill with some butter on top.

5.  Flip over the meat again to the other side.  Sprinkle with garlic powder and black pepper again.

Add the other 2 tablespoons of butter on top.  Cook the steak for 4 minutes more.

*NOTE: Keep in mind, that the butter will increase the “flames” for a few seconds…. and that’s OK. But you can lower the heat to help decrease those flames.

Total time, is about 7 minutes on each side of the meat, for medium.  And about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Steak turned over to grill the other side.

6.  Remove the meat and allow it to sit on a cutting board for a few minutes before serving.

London broil sitting on a wood carving board, resting, before we carve it.

7.  Then carve the meat at a slight angle.  Slice thinly and serve immediately.

London Broil Steak Grilled to Perfection!!

Slicing the grilled London Broil Steak on a wood carving board with a large knife and fork.

What sides to serve with it?

There are so many options for sides to serve with our London Broil Steak.

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Yield: 6 servings

London Broil Steak Grilled to Perfection!

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London Broil Steak Grilled to Perfection always turns out moist, juicy and tender every time! And, with easy tips, you too will learn how to grill a London Steak perfectly!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 44 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 London Broil Steak (about 2 pounds) at least 2-inches thick
  • 4 Tbsp. of salted butter- divided
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. of black pepper or freshly cracked pepper
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. First, allow the steak to warm up! Minimum 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Heat grill outside for about 10 minutes. Place the meat onto a dish, and allow it to warm up at room temperature. Lightly sprinkle both sides of the steak with salt. Once the grill is extremely hot (should be 600 degrees on the BBQ Thermometer), place the meat onto the grill. Close the lid.
  3. Cook the steak for about 3 minutes, then open the lid and flip over the meat. Leave the lid open.
  4. Add the garlic powder and black pepper generously on top. Place 2 Tbsp. of butter on top of the meat to melt while cooking. And cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  5. Flip over the meat again to the other side. Sprinkle with garlic powder and black pepper again.
  6. Add the other 2 Tbsp. of butter on top. Cook the steak for 4 minutes more. Total about 7 minutes on each side of the meat, for medium. And 5 minutes or less for rare.
  7. Remove the meat and allow it to sit on a cutting board for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Then carve the meat at a slight angle. Slice thinly and serve immediately.
  9. Serves 6

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8 servings

Serving Size:

4 ounces

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Protein: 24g

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50 Comments

  1. Just made the London broil from your recipe. Bravo ! It was amazing Thank you so very much

    1. Thank you so much Nancy! So glad you enjoyed our recipe. Thank you for subscribing to our blog, it is so nice to meet you! 🙂

  2. Best steak I ever grilled! We have a tendency to overcook, so this suggestion along with the butter made a perfect steak! Thank you for the recipe!

    1. Aw, Julie thank you so much for your sweet comment! So glad you enjoyed it! Hope you will get a chance to try additional recipes…
      Have a great weekend! 🙂

  3. I do not have a grill, can I use a cast iron enamel pan? If so, how would I go about cooking it that way? Thank you

    1. Hi Lorraine, that’s a good question! You can use your cast iron pan and cook it in the oven. My husband advises to cook the steak on “Broil” and flip it over after 5 minutes. Then check it after 2 minutes, keeping an eye on it and using a meat thermometer to reach the desired temperature you prefer. I hope this helps! 🙂