Steak Jerky

Steak Jerky Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


We have used this method with venison, too. I like to store it in the freezer, even though in theory it isn't necessary.

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2 lb
flank steak
2 Tbsp
black peppercorns, whole
1 Tbsp
steak rub
1 Tbsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 c
teriyaki marinade
1/2 c
red wine
1 1/2 c
beef broth

How to Make Steak Jerky


  • 1Freeze meat for 20-30 minutes. Slice thinly (1/8 inch) along the grain.
  • 2Put peppercorns in a ziplock bag and roll over with a rolling pin until cracked, not crushed.
  • 3Place sliced meat, peppercorns and rest of ingredients in large ziplock bag. Squeeze out air and seal. Knead to mix ingredients well. Marinate in refrigerator 8 hrs or overnight.
  • 4Version 1: Preheat oven to 150ยบ F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil. Put wire cooling racks on foil. Lay strips of meat in a single layer on racks. Place in oven, leaving door partly ajar and dry for 8 - 12 hours.
  • 5Version 2: Lay strips in single layer with space between each one on racks of dehydrator. Follow manufacturer's directions for meat. Will take 8-12 hours.
  • 6Store in airtight container. Makes about 12 oz.

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About Steak Jerky

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American