Western Style Beef Jerky


Beef jerky is a good way to keep to a low carb diet. It is a healthy and good snack to have around the home.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 30 mins
8 ounces


  • ¾ cup beer

  • ¾ cup teriyaki sauce

  • ½ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • cup soy sauce

  • cup water

  • 3 tablespoons liquid smoke

  • 4 ½ teaspoons ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon onion salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 pound beef round steak


  1. Stir together beer, teriyaki sauce, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, water, liquid smoke, and ketchup in a large bowl. Stir in red pepper flakes, salt, onion salt, pepper, and garlic powder until blended.

  2. Cut the round steak into long strips about 1 inch wide by 1/4 inch thick. Toss the meat with the marinade until the strips are well coated. Tightly cover the bowl, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 6 hours.

  3. Prepare jerky in a food dehydrator according to manufacturer's directions.

Editor's Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

161 Calories
8g Fat
10g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 2400mg 104%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 345mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.