Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

An easy alternative to smoking jerky, this spicy version is a great snack for road trips, fishing trips, or just for snacking. A healthy snack as well. Can use turkey and venison as well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the salts, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and onion powder together and put into a salt shaker; set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 150°F.
  3. Cut chicken into 1/8th inch strips or 1/8th inch cubes (thickness doesn't have to be exact, can be a little thicker).
  4. On a cutting board, sprinkle each strip evenly and heavily then with a meat mallet, rolling pin or pan, pound mixture into chicken. Turn chicken over and repeat.
  5. Place strips in single layer on a oven-safe metal cookie cooling rack (fine mesh or closely spaced bars work best).
  6. Cook chicken until dry but not brittle, 4 to 5 hours, rearranging once.

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