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Beef Jerky Recipes

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by yankeemtfarm, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. yankeemtfarm

    yankeemtfarm Songster

    Sep 13, 2007
    We picked up a 1/2 of beef today. I wanted to make some beef jerky.

    Just wanted some good recipes, any have some good ones to share?

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    mmm beef jerky. I'd be interested in hearing about how it is made. Does it always require lots of salt?
  3. Bubba

    Bubba Songster

    Jun 18, 2007
    I'll post some recipes when I wake up, im way to tired to look through my cooking notebooks right now. Some of them don't have or need salt Silkie.

  4. yankeemtfarm

    yankeemtfarm Songster

    Sep 13, 2007
    Salt is not needed in most of the recipes that I have use in the past.

    High Plains Jerky

    1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 cup soy sauce
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    4 cloves garlic
    2 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
    2 teaspoons ground dried red chile, (or other peppers ground or powdered)
    1 teaspoon onion powder

    Sweet Jerky

    2 Clove garlic, minced
    1/2 c Honey
    1 Pinch pepper
    4 tb Lemon juice
    1 cup Soy sauce
    1 Pinch salt
    1 teaspoon onion powder

    Herb Jerky

    1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 cup Soy sauce
    1 ts Onion Salt
    1/2 ts Salt
    1/2 ts Garlic Salt
    1/2 ts Lemon Pepper
    1/2 ts Sausage Seasoning
    1/2 ts Thyme
    1/2 ts Oregano
    1/2 ts Marjoram
    1/2 ts Basil

    These are what i have used in the past and have always turned out great.

    Anybody have some more good recipes?

  5. tinychicken

    tinychicken In the Brooder

    Jan 15, 2007
    I've made this before with good results. If salt is a concern, remember the soy sauce and Worcestershire pack a wallop of sodium.

    Approximately a 3 pound round steak, well trimmed. Fat will go rancid and cause rapid spoilage. Slice with the grain for chewy jerky. Slice across the grain for a more brittle jerky.

    3/4 cup soy sauce
    1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
    1 T. of rub (recipe follows)
    1 T. garlic powder
    1 T. onion powder
    1 T. chili powder
    black pepper

    Marinate overnight. Drain, blot dry, then place on racks in the oven. Set oven at lowest setting and keep the door ajar slightly to allow evaporation. Depending on thickness, could take about 6 hours. Or use a dehydrator if you have one.

    Rub Recipe

    2 T. Lawry's salt (or your favorite seasoned salt)
    2 T. sugar (white or brown)
    1 T. chili powder
    2 T. paprika
    1 T. onion powder
    1 T. garlic powder
    black pepper

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