13 Most Popular Jerky Recipes

For the ultimate protein-packed and often addictive snack, give one of our most popular jerky recipes a try!

Homemade Beef Jerky

"Jerky is the best all around protein snack and love this recipe for it. You can add a little bit of ginger to this recipe to give it a flavor that is familiar and makes this taste even better!"


Air Fryer Beef Jerky

"If you're a fan of beef jerky, you'll love this homemade version. I feel like it tastes so much better than the store-bought stuff!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Beef Jerky - South African Style

Perfectly seasoned and sure to impress!

Tofu Jerky

"This is a nice substitution for beef jerky, as it provides the saltiness and smoky flavor - chewy and satisfying!"

-Aunt Cookie

Teriyaki Beef Jerky

"I love the sweetness! Using the bamboo skewers is a wonderful tip."

-Karen B

Southwestern Black Bean Jerky Chili

"The jerky makes this chili really unique, and definitely lends a sweetness to it."


Ethiopian Spiced Beef Jerky (Quwanta)

"It is a delicious and spicy snack and once you start, you won't put it down until it is all gone!"

-Cliff M.

Jerky & Dried Fruit Snack

"Sweet, salty, and easy to make!"


Spicy Deer Jerky

Thinly sliced venison marinated with brown sugar, soy sauce, and chile paste to take your wild game up a notch!

Hamburger Beef Jerky

"Wonderful and cheap to make! Like other reviewers, I have had the best results by mixing all ingredients into the meat rather than coating the strips."

-Jen in OKC

Spicy Peppered Beef Jerky

"Chipotle chilies, coke, and black pepper are infused in Beef Sirloin. These Beef Strips have a sweet spicy flavor.”


Turkey Jerky

"This has a wonderful flavor and a great texture. I am thrilled to have found this and will have this in my keeper file!"

-Mamas Kitchen Hope

Chicken Jerky for Dogs

"My pup Libby is one happy dog. She loves these treats. They were done within 2 hours and were very easy to make!"