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Homemade Beef Jerky


If you don't have a dehydrator, this jerky recipe is for you, all you need is an oven to make these tasty jerky snacks!

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  • 1/2 pound lean top round sirloin beef roast trimmed off all fat, partially frozen to assist with slicing
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce


Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 260mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Cut your roast into thin slices.

Mix together all ingredients into a large bowl. Place your beef slices in the bowl and cover and let marinate OVERNIGHT in the fridge.

Place slices on baking sheet and roast at 175°F for 3 hours.

Turn meat and continue to bake for 1 to 2 more hours until the meat is dry and flexible. (if it breaks, it baked for to long)

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