Oven Beef Jerky

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 30 min (includes marinating time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

BBQ Jerky:

1/2 cup ketchup

1/2 cup brown sugar 

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons kosher salt 

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 teaspoon paprika 

1 1/2 pounds top round, top sirloin or similar cut of beef, placed in the freezer for 30 minutes

Teriyaki Jerky:

1 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup brown sugar 

2 tablespoons sriracha 

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 teaspoon ground ginger 

Juice of 1 lime

1 1/2 pounds top round, top sirloin or similar cut of beef, placed in the freezer for 30 minutes

Directions

  1. For the BBQ jerky: Stir together the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire, salt, garlic powder and paprika in a bowl. Thinly slice the frozen beef against the grain. Coat the meat in the mixture. Marinate the meat, refrigerated, for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and set a baking rack on top.
  3. Lay the slices of meat flat on the baking rack in a single layer. Bake until the jerky is completely dried, 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
  4. For the teriyaki jerky: Stir together the soy, sugar, sriracha, Worcestershire, garlic, ginger and lime juice in a resealable plastic bag. Thinly slice the frozen beef against the grain. Place the meat in the bag and marinate the meat, refrigerated, for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and set a baking rack on top. Lay the slices of meat flat on the baking rack in a single layer. Bake until the jerky is completely dried, 3 1/2 to 4 hours.