Pipikaula (Hawaiian Dried Beef)

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READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
Recipe by Chilicat

This one's from the Nu'uanu Congregational Church 1985 Centennial Cookbook. Pipikaula is like a flavorful jerky but NOT dried to a tough leather. It should be slightly moist and tender, kind of like a slab of pastrami.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Choose a marinade and mix the ingredients for your marinade in a bowl.
  2. Pound beef with back of knife blade, or a mallet to tenderize. Cut into 2-inch strips, then marinade for 2 hours.
  3. Place beef on roasting pan rack to dry in sun or in oven at 175°F for about 5 hours.
  4. Broil or pan fry. Slice and serve.

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