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Best Beef Jerky

 
One serving costs about $3.69 One serving costs about $3.69

$3.69 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free
spoonacular Score:58%

Spoonacular Score: 58%

 

The recipe Best Beef Jerky can be made in around approximately 45 minutes. This recipe makes 8 servings with 422 calories, 42g of protein, and 14g of fat each. For $3.69 per serving, this recipe covers 23% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have delicious teriyaki sauce, sesame seeds, onion powder, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. It is brought to you by Foodista. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 55%. This score is pretty good. Users who liked this recipe also liked Beef Jerky, Cowboy Style Beef Jerky, The BEST Beef Jerky, and Beef Jerky.

Ingredients

Servings:
3 lbs
3 lbs lean beef brisket
lean beef brisket
0.75 cup
0.75 cup soy sauce
soy sauce
0.75 cup
0.75 cup worcestershire sauce
worcestershire sauce
1.5 cups
1.5 cups teriyaki sauce
teriyaki sauce
0.25 cup
0.25 cup liquid smoke
liquid smoke
0.25 cup
0.25 cup dark corn syrup
dark corn syrup
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp honey
honey
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps garlic powder
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp onion powder
onion powder
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
sesame seeds
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps brown sugar
brown sugar
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
3 lbs lean beef brisket
3 lbs
lean beef brisket
0.75 cup soy sauce
0.75 cup
soy sauce
0.75 cup worcestershire sauce
0.75 cup
worcestershire sauce
1.5 cups teriyaki sauce
1.5 cups
teriyaki sauce
0.25 cup liquid smoke
0.25 cup
liquid smoke
0.25 cup dark corn syrup
0.25 cup
dark corn syrup
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsps garlic powder
2 Tbsps
garlic powder
1 Tbsp onion powder
1 Tbsp
onion powder
2 Tbsps sesame seeds
2 Tbsps
sesame seeds
3 Tbsps brown sugar
3 Tbsps
brown sugar
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
0.5 tsps
cayenne pepper

Equipment

paper towels
paper towels
dehydrator
dehydrator
bowl
bowl
paper towels
paper towels
dehydrator
dehydrator
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Take the lean beef brisket and put the meat in the freezer for an hour to make slicing easier. Then, slice meat with the grain as thin as possible (around a ). You can always have your butcher (or grocery meat department) cut the strips for you instead. Place beef strips in the bottom of a large bowl or container. Pour the rest of the ingredients over the beef. Mix well, so all the meat is evenly coated and submerged. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Remove meat and pat dry (use paper towels). Place the meat in a single layer on the trays of your dehydrator machine. Then follow the dehydrators instructions to cook the beef jerky until it is dry and firm, yet still a little bit pliable. (With my dehydrator, that meant cooking the jerky at 155F for about 5 hours. But cooking times will vary based on the heat/brand of your dehydrator.) Leave meat out in the air to cool. The longer you leave it out to cool, the drier it will get. Once dry, store in a cool dry place, in an airtight container for 2 to 3 months.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.69
Ingredient
3 pounds lean beef brisket
¾ cups soy sauce
¾ cups worcestershire sauce
1.5 cups teriyaki sauce
¼ cups liquid smoke
¼ cups dark corn syrup
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
3 tablespoons brown sugar
½ teaspoons cayenne pepper
Price
$16.60
$1.18
$1.19
$3.24
$4.77
$0.61
$0.26
$0.49
$0.33
$0.62
$0.12
$0.11
$29.51

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

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Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • Worcestershire sauce often contains anchovies, so if you are vegan, vegetarian, or allergic to seafood, be sure to look for a brand that doesn't!

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
421 Calories
41g Protein
13g Total Fat
32g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
421
21%

Fat
13g
21%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
32g
11%

  Sugar
25g
28%

Cholesterol
105mg
35%

Sodium
3698mg
161%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
41g
83%

Vitamin B12
4µg
69%

Zinc
7mg
52%

Phosphorus
493mg
49%

Vitamin B6
0.87mg
44%

Selenium
30µg
43%

Vitamin B3
8mg
43%

Iron
6mg
36%

Potassium
986mg
28%

Vitamin B2
0.4mg
24%

Magnesium
94mg
24%

Copper
0.37mg
19%

Vitamin B1
0.25mg
17%

Manganese
0.22mg
11%

Calcium
83mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.82mg
8%

Folate
25µg
6%

Vitamin C
3mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.62mg
4%

Fiber
0.82g
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin A
72IU
1%

covered percent of daily need

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