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 150º 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.