Easy Tips to Make Delicious Beef
Jerky in a Smoker
There are myriads of ways and beef jerky recipes for making beef
jerky at home. If you are planning to try preparing it using a smoker
at home, there are some essential things you need to keep in mind.
Most people believe making jerky in a smoker is the best way as you
let the wood infuse an intense flavor into your jerky. Follow the
steps below to prepare a delicious jerky:
Meat selection and slicing
Choose the top cuts of your choice. Trim any visible fat from the
meat to prevent it from spoiling soon. Refrigerate meat before
slicing, and then use a sharp knife to cut it against the grain or with
the grain according to your choice.
Marinating the meat
Place the slices of meat aside and prepare your beef jerky marinade.
Mix all the ingredients until everything is fully incorporated. Once
you have prepared your marinade, place the beef slices in your
marinade and cover them evenly. Marinate the beef jerky in the
refrigerator for 24 hours.
Prepping the smoker and drying the jerky
Prepare your smoker for beef jerky drying. Use paper towels to dry
jerky and remove any excess marinade. Place the beef jerky strips
across the metal racks of the smoker or hang them using toothpicks.
Dry the beef jerky for one and half hours at 170 degrees Fahrenheit.
Beef jerky recipe with a smoker is one of the most popular recipes.
Follow the tips to try making it at home.