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Anyone make jerky on an egg?

FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 2,047
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
Just curious. If so how did you do it?


  • DOCEDDOCED Posts: 69
    I made some chicken jerky for dog treats last weekend. Thin sliced boneless, skinless chicken breasts and laid out on a cookie sheet with holes, set temp at 225F, turned them at 1 hr,cooked for another hour or so and voila! No marinade or rub as it was for my dog but took some over to a friend's for his dog and his wife ate about half. I had tried it with beef but didn't watch the temp and time so it was "crispy". Dog still liked it.Need to work on that a bit.I was thinking of using skewers to picure on end of each strip of meat, raise the grid and hang the  strips thru the grate.Could get a lot more meat on that way.Heat was indirect.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    Hmmm this post is wack.... Looking for jerky... Dog treats... Then we see his wife ate them....


  • DOCEDDOCED Posts: 69
    Hey, my dog eats better than most people and jerky is jerky.My wife didn't eat them my friends wife did,just to be clear.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    Ur post was clear... Guess the sarcasm feel off over the web. No hatin just joking


  • DOCEDDOCED Posts: 69
    I know, just messin back. I am going to make some for me with spices/marinade though.
  • brentseebrentsee Posts: 99

    haven't tried on egg yet - but if and when I do I will base it on my Bradley electric smoker.  I make it on there quite often.  3/16 to 1/4" thick, 150 degrees for 3 hrs, let temp rise to 180 for another hour and usually done. 

    I would think on the egg it would take longer at 150 as the egg keeps the moisture in the meat better, so might have to budget a couple more hours.  Just speculating


  • MattlockMattlock Posts: 64
    edited May 2012
    I'd be interested to see what success others have had.  225 seems a bit high for Jerky, but I've only seen it done on a contraption specific for making Jerky.
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 23,002
    beef and salmon candy.  aneasier method to do on the egg because some find it difficult to hold low temps of 145 is to do the mound method, raise the grill and dump a pile on, flip every hour or so til the pieces shrink and then separate and continue. ive never timed it, but it takes way longer than the 3 hours posted on the egg. the pic was about 145 raised direct

  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 2,047
    I did a search on YouTube and found this:

    Going to try that.
  • burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
    I've done it a couple times.  Saw some thin beef strips at Kroger labeled "stir fry beef".  Marinated it in Kroger brand marinade overnight.  Did not bother to dry it as suggested on the video, just added dizzy dust and put it on egg, indirect at around 185 with smoke.  It was done after approx 4 hours and pretty tasty. 
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,914
    I use Top Round.

    My last batch I did about a year ago.

    About 3 1/2 lbs. of Top Round sliced at 1/4". Ended up with about 1 1/2 lbs. after shrinkage. I used the DigiQ set to 165. Worked great. Marinated for about a day. Started taking jerky off the top rack after about 3 hours. Stuff on the bottom took a total of 6 hours.

    Next time I'll rotate the racks throughout the cook as it is clearly hotter at the top of the dome. Overall it turned out really good.


    Jerky marinade:
    1/4 C sugar
    3 T Tender Quick
    1/4 C honey
    1/8 C Country Bob's sauce
    1/2 T garlic powder
    2 T Texas BBQ Rub
    1/4 t hot chipotle powder
    1 C water
    1/8 C kosher salt

    Packerland, Wisconsin

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