Total Time
12hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 hrs

Wholesome, nutritious, low fat snack you'll need for your next wilderness trip. Either just for a day trip or like us 7+ days into the wilderness... this is easy-to-make snack food that provides us with the energy that we need to gets us through tough portage and long canoeing days or those long hiking trips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients into a large Ziploc bag, shake well to mix dry spices into liquids.
  2. Add beef strips (this recipe will easily marinate up to 5 lbs of beef strips). Refrigerate for a minimum of 2hrs but best if left for up to 12hrs.
  3. Pat dry with cloth or paper towel and place into dehydrator for roughly 8-12hrs.


Most Helpful

I made this for my husband and he LOVED it! I did tweek it a little bit. I out a little bit more black pepper in it and some jalapeno seeds to make it more spicy! He love spicy stuff! So THANK YOU Road Runner for a GREAT recipe! Great for first timers!

tkoer7777 June 06, 2012

I made this with my smoker. Small amount of apple chips soaked for minimal additional flavoring but adding some. I marinated it for 12 hours. I also used a teaspoon of Chipotle rub and did not use the hot sauce. I used flank steak cut into 1/4" - 3/8" strips with the grain. I smoked it at 125 for 6 hours and I have to say it was phenomenal. Everyone who tried it at the New Years Eve Party LOVED it and once they starting eating it could not stop. The way I made it it had a good "zing" to it... probably from marinating so long but was not "too spicy" for the tenderer pallets. All in all I highly recommend it, and will try adding some sweet to it next time and possibly post a New Recipe if it in fact comes out well.

kschroth January 07, 2012

This was my first attempt at making jerky and this recipe is so good. I left out the hot sauce because I wanted a not too spicy jerky. I took some over to my BIL and he said this is so good and flavorful and wants the recipe. I am making another batch tonight with the hot sauce. By the way I used 3 1/2 lbs of bottom round and marinated in the fridge for 24 hrs. Thanks Road Runner for a great recipe!!!

sexygrneyes777 May 19, 2009

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