Beef Jerky

  1. 4 lb quot Choice quot Top Round London Broil
  2. 3/4 cup Soy Sauce (Low Sodium)
  3. 3/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  4. 1/2 cup H2O
  5. 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  6. 1 tsp Wrights Liquid Smoke (Hickory)
  7. 2 tsp Pacific Red Hot Pepper (Guam Pepper)
  8. 1/4 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  9. 1 pinch MSG
  10. 2 pinch Sugar
  11. Optional/Substitute
  12. 6 each Fresh Red Thai Peppers (Finely Chopped)
  13. 3 clove Garlic (Finely Chopped) not needed if using Red Hot Pacific Peppers
  14. 1/4 cup Juice from Hot Pepper Jar substitute for 1/4 cup vinegar
  15. 1/2 tsp Ghost Pepper Sauce (for Extra Kick)
  1. The amount of marinade can treat up to 4 pounds of meat Your yield should be approximately 2 pounds of Quality beef jerky
  2. Place meat in freezer for about 1 hour having the meat slightly frozen will help with slicing Cut meat into equal rectangular blocks to help the meat freeze quicker and more evenly Do not let meat get frozen solid
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in medium sized bowl Increase or decrease ingredients based on your preferred flavor profile (spicy acidic peppery) or tons of sugar if you like that terriyuki junk Taste you marinade
  4. When meat is firm/frosted slice meat into 1/4 thick by 1 wide rectangular strips Lay strips out loosely in separate large container or baking dish If a strip feels too thick use a meat mallet (gently)
  5. Pour marinade over strips of meat Gently massage marinade into meat ensuring each piece gets evenly coated Let meat stand in marinade for 5 – 10 minutes Taste the meat
  6. Marinade may be drained or allowed to run off meat as you pick strips out of marinade mixture Place meat on dehydrater tray or cooling rack (if using oven) sprinkle and gently press Red Pepper Flakes onto meat strips Leave space between strips of meat to allow air flow
  7. Allow dehydrater to run for about 12 hours rotating trays as desired for even drying Drying times will vary depending on how wide the vents are opened If using an oven set for the lowest temperature and prop door open

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