photograph by Matt Hulsman

Yields: 8 servings.

1 cup vegetable or canola oil
¾ cup soy sauce
½ cup lemon juice
¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce
¼ cup prepared mustard
1-2 teaspoons coarsely cracked pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
3 pounds flank steak

Combine all ingredients except steak, and pour into ziplock bag. Add flank steak. Refrigerate 24-36 hours, turning occasionally. Cook on grill 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Carve in very thin slices diagonally across grain. Skewer slices for beef kebabs.

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.