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Beef Jerky

Mark_B_Good
Mark_B_Good Posts: 1,503
Is this really something that can be done on an XL BGE?
If so, does anyone have a recipe they'd like to share?
Napoleon Prestige Pro 665, XL BGE, Lots of time for BBQ!

Comments

  • Tough to keep the temps as low as you want them for jerky, but you can definitely add some smoke to start and then throw it into an oven or (much better) a dehydrator.


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  • nolaegghead
    nolaegghead Posts: 42,101
    Tough to keep the temps as low as you want them for jerky, but you can definitely add some smoke to start and then throw it into an oven or (much better) a dehydrator.



    Take a paint can or something small.  Put a few holes in the can for air.  Load up with lump and wood and set the egg up indirect. 

    There are plenty of recipes online, just modify to suit your tastes.  The main issue  will be the right amount of salt so you don't end up with jerky that's inedible (too much salt).

    Eggs are super humid, which isn't as conducive to dehydrating, but it will work. Like John said, an oven or dehydrator after you add smoke will speed up the process. 
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  • For recipes - the jerky recipe that’s super easy and really pretty good that I got from @travisstrick is to marinade the beef in Allegro Hot & Spicy for about six to eight hours.  No joke - that actually gives a really solid jerky with a ton of flavor to it, and it doesn’t get much easier than that.  
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