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Old 05-01-2006, 10:59 AM   #1
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London Broil?

I bought a nice London Broil yesterday. Its a cut of meat that they don't normally carry but they are finally starting to change their meat department and carrying different cuts.

Anyway, can I use this for fajiatas? I was thinking this and Flank Steak were interchangable?

What other ideas do you have for me to use with this cut of meat?

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Old 05-01-2006, 11:03 AM   #2
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London Broil is actually a preparation, not a cut of meat so you might want to try using it to make London Broil
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Old 05-01-2006, 11:10 AM   #3
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really.........then wonder why they put on the label London Broil and not what cut it truely is then? Can it still be used for fajitas?

Also, I've never had London Broil......now I'm off to research this. Thanks for the inf.
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Old 05-01-2006, 11:13 AM   #4
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Ok....here's what I found:

http://www.askthemeatman.com/london_broil.htm
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Old 05-01-2006, 12:05 PM   #5
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This is my own developed marinade for meat, & I've used it for everything from London Broil cuts, to chuck steaks, to lamb, to tuna steaks. Any time frame from a few hours to overnight works, except for tuna, where 1 hour should be tops.

1 – 2 – 3 – 4 MARINADE FOR MEAT

In a plastic ziplock bag, bowl, or dish large enough to hold the meat & marinade, combine:

1 tablespoon of soy sauce
2 tablespoons of dry sherry
3 tablespoons of oil (any type of your choosing)
4 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed, & roughly chopped

Add meat & marinate for a minimum of one hour to overnight. Grill, broil, or pan sauté meat as desired.
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Old 05-01-2006, 12:25 PM   #6
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I marinate mine and then throw it under the broiler. It only takes a few minutes on each side. Then slice. It is great on top of salads or on sandwiches as well.

For fajita's I use skirt steak, I have never tried a london broil
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My understanding is, Flank Steak & London Broil are the same thing - same cut of meat. Don't know why the supermarket seems to use the term interchangeably.

Brasciole is one of my favorites.

Prepare it as you would a steak or a roast with onions, potatoes, mushrooms, wine etc. Cut little slits in the steak and insert garlic clove halves. I mix a little water with Lipton Onion Mushroom soup mix and pour it over all - steak, potatoes and veggies.

Flank steak/London Broil IMO can be a little tough - perhaps because it is an inexpensive cut. If anyone has some good tenderizing methods - would be appreciative.

You could use it as part of a beef stew recipe. I have a recipe for Steak Oscar using Flank, crab etc. all rolled up, if anyone is interested. IMO Brasciole is the way to go.

Not a big Mexican food-fan, but Flank sounds like a good choice for fajitas - maybe marinate in lime juice.
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Thanks everyone!
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My understanding is, Flank Steak & London Broil are the same thing - same cut of meat.
Actually this is not so (at least around here). What is labeled London Broil is usually top round roast which is different than a flank steak.
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I marinate mine and then throw it under the broiler. It only takes a few minutes on each side. Then slice. It is great on top of salads or on sandwiches as well.

For fajita's I use skirt steak, I have never tried a london broil
I agree, abj, it's an inexpensive cut of meat that would be great in a steak salad or a Philly Cheese sammich.
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