Homemade Spicy Beef Jerky

Spicy beef jerky is a wonderful snack.  You don’t have to buy beef jerky in the store, you can save a lot of money by making beef jerky at home.

homemade spicy beef jerky on a table with spices

Homemade Spicy Beef Jerky

Homemade spicy beef jerky is easy to make, and it tastes so much better than store-bought jerky.

homemade spicy beef jerky on a kitchen table with a knife

Don’t want a spicy jerky? Try this regular beef jerky recipe.

homemade spicy beef jerky on a table with spices

Homemade Spicy Beef Jerky

You can make homemade jerky that is perfectly spicy.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Beef Jerky
Servings: 48
Calories: 54kcal


  • 4 pounds lean rump roast sliced 1/8" thick by 2 - 2 1/2" wide strips
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 2 tablespoon Oriental sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Mix together all ingredients and pour over sliced beef.
    If you are using a food dehydrator follow the manufacture's directions.

    If you do not have a dehydrator you may use your oven. Turn the oven on low 150 -175. the temperature should not go over 175. The Strips of beef may be placed on a cooling rack that has been set on top of a jelly roll pan. The jelly roll pan will collect the liquid and the cooling rack will let the air circulate for better drying. When placing the strips on the cooling rack do not overcrowd the pieces. Turn the strips two or three times during drying.

    This method will take 6 to 8 hours depending on the thickness of the meat


Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 793mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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