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Beef Jerky

Teryaki Flavored, great snack
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Marinade Time1 d
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Servings: 16
Calories: 274kcal


  • 4 cloves garlic minced, 4 Tbsp
  • 2 tbsp ginger fresh, peeled, small cut
  • 1 cup brown sugar dark
  • 2 oz worcershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp black pepper table grind
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed or concentrate
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2.75 lb beef sliced 1/8 to 1/4 in, have your butcher slice or slice on a slicer. This recipe used ribeye, but you could use flap meat, flank steak or eye round as well
  • 12 oz soy sauce


  • Combine marinade ingredients
    Beef Jerky Ingredients
  • In a large bowl, separate slices of meat and make sure marinade spreads among slices evenly. Take the meat and remaining marinade and place in a ziploc bag large enough to hold all.
    jerky thickenss
  • Marinate for minimum 4 hours, ideally 24 hours is best
    jerk marinade
  • Drain meat, lay on roasting rack. Let dry 4-6 hours under refrigeration or pat dry with a paper towel until completely dry.
    tray and dry jerk before cooking
  • If you have a smoker, cook at 175 degrees for 2 -3 hours, until dryed
    halfway to completion
  • Once dry, cook on roasting grates at 175 degrees for 1-3 hours depending on if you have a convection oven or not. You are looking for a dried product.
    Beef Jerky 1
Nutrition Facts
Beef Jerky
Amount Per Serving (2 0z)
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 1244mg54%
Potassium 307mg9%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 3IU0%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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