Dad's Beef Jerky Marinade

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Erindipity

The recipe as written should be multiplied based on your total meat. I usually make enough marinade based on the pre-trimmed weight of the meat. Preparation time only includes the assembly of the marinade. The trimming of the meat, packaging and drying time will vary based on the cut of meat, amount to be marinaded and the drying method used.

Top Review by salzer

I really enjoyed this recipe! I went on a roadtrip w/ my inlaws and it is our tradition to make beef jerky for the long car ride. I tried this and two other recipes (not on zaar) and this was my favorite. It had a nice combination of sweet and spice. It was a little to spicy for some on our trip but I added a fair amount of the optional red pepper flakes. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For each pound of meat mix the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Marinade a minimum of 24-48 hours before drying.

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