dehydrator easy pressed beef jerky

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Stormy Stewart
from Mio, MI

Strips of beef to expensive try this delish alternative with ground beef. You can even use ground turkey, chicken or deer meat.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
prep time 8 Hr 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For dehydrator easy pressed beef jerky

  • 2 1/2 lb
    90 % lean ground beef
  • 2 1/4 tsp
    non iodized salt
  • 1 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/8 Tbsp
    meat tenderizer
  • 1/3 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 c
    liquid smoke
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make dehydrator easy pressed beef jerky

  • 1
    Mix 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.
  • 2
    Other 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.