London Broil For a Charcoal Grill

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2006

Throwing a slab of cheap meat on the grill sounds easy, but the result can be more like chewing on a tire than on a nicely charred, tender steak.

SERVES 4 to 6

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 4 hours salting

London Broil For a Charcoal Grill


When developing a great grilled London broil recipe, we gave the steaks a salt rubdown, which brought out the beefy flavors and masked the liver-y ones that sometimes develop when inexpensive cuts of meat are grilled. We then wrapped the be...