Smoked Beef Jerky


This smoked beef jerky is made with sliced sirloin that's dried slowly in an outdoor smoker. Store the jerky in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
15 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 cup soy sauce

  • 4 tablespoons ground black pepper, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce

  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 pounds sirloin, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices


  1. Combine soy sauce, black pepper, vinegar, hot pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce in a large, nonporous bowl; add sliced sirloin and mix well to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

  2. Arrange beef slices, unstacked, onto wire racks. Place the racks into an outdoor smoker. Add wood chips according to manufacturer's directions. Smoke over low heat until edges of beef slices appear dry with just a slight hint of moisture in the center, about 6 to 8 hours.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
23g Fat
6g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 2489mg 108%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 624mg 13%

* 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.

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