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London Broil
« on: October 15, 2007, 11:57:37 AM »
Can flank or london broil truly be tender?

I have a london broil and contemplating what to do with it.  My biggest peeve with this cut that no matter what I do, it is chewy and tough.

Any tried and true methods you use that doesn't involve marinating for longer than 4 hours?


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Re: London Broil
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2007, 02:09:39 PM »
You could use a meat tenderizer. Or you could braise it.


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Re: London Broil
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2007, 11:59:58 PM »
You have to slice it against the grain, thinly at an angle.  It's not tough at all that way.

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Re: London Broil
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2007, 02:28:39 PM »
I've never had a problem as long as I slice thinly against the grain, like Summrs said.  However -- if I remember, I like to marinate it in teriyaki sauce for several days for the teriyaki flavor, not for tenderness.