This is great with some mushrooms added to the gravy - just toss them in with the shallots.
Turn broiler on. Brush meat with Worcestershire and season with onion and garlic powder and salt and pepper. I like to massage this all into the meat and let it rest while the broiler preheats.
Cook London broil on top rack for 6 minutes on each side, for medium rare to medium doneness.
Remove meat from broiler and let it rest 5 minutes. IMPORTANT- do NOT skip this step. The juices will redistribute throughout the meat during this rest time and continue to cook. This will give you a very juicy steak.
Place a small skillet over medium heat. Melt 2 tablespoons butter, add finely chopped shallot, cook 2 minutes, then whisk in flour and cook 1 minute.
Add 2 cups beef broth to the pan and bring to a bubble. Cook for 2 minutes to allow the broth to reduce a little. Add 1/4 cup steak sauce and black pepper, to taste.
Very thinly slice the meat on an angle against the grain (the lines in the meat). The degree to which you can slice thinly slice the meat will determine how tender it is to cut and chew, so make sure the carving knife is sharp ? the thinner the better!
Transfer the slices to a platter keeping them lined up as you sliced them, forming a whole steak, just sliced. Pour gravy down the center and serve any remaining gravy on the side.
We like this with egg noodles or a baked potato, a green salad and some crusty bread. Oh and of course a nice glass of wine!
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (1151g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 197 (47%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 21.8g||29 %|
|Saturated Fat 10.5g||52 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.9g|
|Cholesterol 84.1mg||26 %|
|Sodium 3392.3mg||117 %|
|Potassium 1143.7mg||30 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 5.8g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.1g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 5.6g|
|Protein 47.3g||68 %|
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Calories per serving: 419
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