Beef Jerky

READY IN: 30hrs
Recipe by Tish

You can use an oven or dehydrater. Use the measurements as a guide, but adjust to your taste.

Top Review by EdsGirlAngie

Thumbs up from the jerky junkie (that would be the boyfriend...)! The seasonings don't overpower the flavor of the meat; we used Tabasco's Chipotle flavored sauce for some smoke flavor and threw in a little Liquid Smoke for good measure - very nice seasoning blend! Thanks, Tish, for suggesting your recipe to me!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, ground black pepper and brown sugar to taste.
  2. Adjust the amounts to your taste.
  3. Mix well and add the steak slices.
  4. Place entire mixture with meat into a sealed plastic container and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.
  5. If doing in the oven, place one oven rack on the highest rack setting and one rack on the lowest setting.
  6. Place a piece of aluminum foil OR a baking sheet on the lowest rack, to catch any drippings.
  7. (If doing in your dehydrater, follow your manufactures instructions).
  8. Preheat oven to 160F degrees.
  9. Insert a wooden toothpick through the end of each slice of meat, and suspend each slice from the top rack in the oven, using the toothpick as a support for the slice.
  10. Bake at 160 degrees F (with the oven door propped open to allow moisture to escape).
  11. Bake for 6 to 8 hours depending on thickness of slices.
  12. Jerky should bend, and not snap.

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