Homemade Beef Jerky

This is excellent beef jerky and worth the wait! Less expensive than store bought and tastes better. Double the recipe next time and experiment with different spices you like! Show more

Ready In: 15 hrs

Serves: 15




  1. Trim all fat off meat.
  2. Cut steak in to 4 inch strips.
  3. The steak should be about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. It's easier to cut meat partially frozen.
  5. Pound meat lightly, you don't want it too thin.
  6. Add all ingredients in a large bowl.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Cover and refrigerate overnight (8 hrs).
  9. Line cookie sheets with tin foil.
  10. Place steak strips on sheets, don't overlap meat.
  11. Set oven at lowest temperature. (150-175°F).
  12. Bake six hours, turning after three hours.
  13. Jerky is done when meat is dried out, depending on your oven.
  14. Worth the wait!
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