Sara's Beef Jerky


This is a great way to make beef jerky at home without the use of a smoker or dehydrator. Just pop the meat in your oven and eight hours later you've got delicious jerky. Ask your butcher to slice the meat for you.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring

  • teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 ½ pounds sirloin OR London broil, cut to 1/8 inch thick slices


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).

  2. In a medium, nonporous bowl, combine the salt, liquid smoke, garlic powder, monosodium glutamate, onion powder, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and ground black pepper to taste.

  3. Place meat slices in this mixture and coat well. Then place the meat slices onto two 10x15 inch baking dishes in a single layer.

  4. Bake at 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) for 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

404 Calories
27g Fat
5g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 404
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 1782mg 77%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 713mg 15%

* 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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