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How to Make Beef Jerky in the Oven – The Homemade Beef Jerky Guide

Jerky makes a delicious snack for the whole family and a great gift for friends. It’s always nice to have some great jerky recipes to prepare.

I’ve listed 4 jerky recipes you can try at home:

1. Venison Jerky


– 2 lb Venison
– 1 c Soy sauce
– 1 t Lemon juice
– 1/2 t Black pepper
– 1/4 t Garlic


– Cut the venison in strips approximately 1/4 x 1 x 8-inches.
– Mix all ingredients and marinate venison approximately 10 hours turning once every hour.
– Smoke venison on grill until completely dry or you may use oven on low heat with venison spread out on broiler pan.

2. Deer Jerky


– 3/4 C soy sauce
– 1 C worcestershire sauce
– 3 T kosher salt
– 2 T crushed black peppercorns
– 2 T graham marsala
– 1 T garlic powder
– 1 T onion powder
– 2 t Prague Powder #1


– Combine in a blender, mix with sliced beef or venison in a white trash bag (in a metal container so you don’t create a mess!).

– Refrigerate 24-36 hours, mixing occasionally. Dry about 15 hours at 125’F.

3. Deer Jerky


– 1 1/2 To 2 lbs lean boneless deer meat, partially frozen
– 1/4 c Soy sauce
– 1 tb Worcestershire sauce
– 1/4 ts Ground pepper
– 1/4 ts Garlic powder
– 1/4 ts Onion powder
– 1/4 ts Hickory smoked salt
– 1/4 c Firmly packed brown sugar
– 1 sm Bottle liquid smoke


– Trim all fat from the meat. Slice the meat as thinly as possible.
– In a bowl combine the remaining ingredients.
– Stir until dissolved.
– Add the meat and mix well.
– Cover and refrigerate overnight.
– Shake the excess liquid from the meat and arrange in a shallow pan or cookie sheet.
– Dry the meat in a 150F or 200 degree F oven until dry and brown, a minimum of 8 hours.
– Cool, remove from the pan, and store in a glass jar.

4. Chinese Beef Jerky


– 3 lb Flank steak – or London broil
– 1/2 c Light soy sauce
– 4 1/2 tb Honey
– 4 1/2 tb Dry Sherry
– 6 lg Garlic cloves – minced
– 1 1/2 tb Ginger – fresh, minced
– 1 1/2 tb Sesame oil
– 1 1/2 tb Red pepper – crushed dash freshly ground white pepper


– Cut meat in half lengthwise and slice diagonally crosswise into paper-thin strips 1-1/2 to 2 inches wide and 4 inches long.
– Transfer to shallow pan.
– Combine marinade ingredients and rub thoroughly into meat.
– Arrange meat on racks and let dry at cool room temperature overnight (do not refrigerate).
– Preheat oven to 250 F.
– Line two large baking sheets with foil and set wire rack(s) on top of each.
– Arrange meat on racks in single layer.
– Bake 30 minutes.
– Reduce heat to 175 F and continue drying meat another 40 minutes (meat should be lightly browned but not burned).
– Let meat continue to dry on racks at cool room temperature overnight before packing into jars.
– Dried meat can be brushed lightly with sesame oil for additional flavor and shine.

Makes 36 pieces or 10 buffet servings.

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Article Source: Ezinearticles.com



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