Strips of beef to expensive try this delish alternative with ground beef. You can even use ground turkey, chicken or deer meat.
2 1/2 lb
90 % lean ground beef
2 1/4 tsp
non iodized salt
1 1/8 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/8 Tbsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1Mix all spices with ground beef EXCEPT Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup.
You need to really get your hands in to mix it well.
Press into strips with a jerky gun.
Mix Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup in a shallow dish.
Coat strips with sauce.
Place on trays to dry.
Dry according to your dehydrator manufacturers instructions.
2Other flavors as follows:.
Hot and spicy - mix Louisiana hot sauce with water to thin a bit. Coat strips and dry.
BBQ - thin your favorite bottled bbq sauce with water. Coat strips and dry.
Teriyaki - thin bottled teriyaki sauce with soya sauce. Coat strips and dry.