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Beef Jerky

These thin strips of dried beef are extremely lightweight, easy to pack and offers a good balance of fat, proteins and carbohydrates.

servings: 3, weight: 38 g / 1.34 oz

Category: dairy-free, dehydrated, high-energy, lightweight, snacks

nutrition info:

calories: 249, protein: 33.1 g, carbs: 13.2 g, fat: 6.4 g, sugars: 7.3 g, sodium: 1485 mg

you'll need:

300g/0.66lb lean cut of beef
For marinade:
1/2 cup light soy sauce
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

at home:

Trim off any excess fat and silverskin from beef.
Place beef in a zip-lock bag and freeze for about 2 hours until firmed up.
Remove meat from freezer and cut into 1/4”-1/8’’ (3-6mm) strips.
In a bowl combine all the ingredients for marinade.
Add the beef to marinade and stir well to coat each slice.
Cover and refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
Take meat out. Drain in a colander.
Place beef slices on dehydrator tray.
Dry at 160-165F/71-74C for 1 hour, then reduce temperature to 155F/68C and continue to dry until pliable, with no moisture pockets visible (about 5-7 hours).

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