How do you make ground moose jerky?

Cut into strips about 2″ wide and transfer to dehydrator (or dry in oven on low, with the door slightly open). I point a fan at it as well, because I live in a damp climate and it dries faster. Dry for about 12 hours, turning and moving the ground moose jerky so it dries evenly.

How long does moose jerky take in dehydrator?

Place all of the meat into the bowl of marinade. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Place the meat in a food dehydrator for about 12 to 20 hours, depending how dry you like your jerky. Rotate the trays after 6 hours.

How do you make beef jerky with hamburger?


  1. Mix all spices with ground beef EXCEPT Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup.
  2. You need to really get your hands in to mix it well.
  3. Press into strips with a jerky gun.
  4. Mix Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup in a shallow dish.
  5. Coat strips with sauce.
  6. Place on trays to dry.

Can you use ground beef to make jerky?

Choose a LEAN package of ground beef. Don’t use any beef that has more than 10% fat. When I make ground beef jerky I use 96% Lean / 4% Fat meat. Season the meat with your favorite recipe, mix well with your hands, and refrigerate for 3-24 hours so the meat can bind together.

Should I use curing salt for jerky?

With that said, I DO recommend using cure when making ground meat jerky because the meat has been handled and processed making it more susceptible to having bacteria. I also recommend using curing salt when making turkey or chicken jerky due to salmonella.

How long do you dehydrate hamburger jerky?

Shoot strips of jerky onto your dehydrator trays or on baking sheets if using an oven. Dehydrate for about 3 ½ to 5 hours at your dehydrators highest setting until beef jerky has reached 160°F and has dried.

What is the best cut of meat for beef jerky?

While top round, bottom round, pectoral, and lifter are typically the best cuts, others like flank and skirt steak can also make great jerky. These cuts of beef are all lean, economical, and full of flavor. Let’s look at a few different cuts of meat and learn how to choose the best ones to make beef jerky!

Is making beef jerky cheaper than buying it?

Beef jerky is cheaper if you make it at home. Eighteen oz (510 g) of beef jerky made at home costs 5.28$ less than if you would buy 18 oz (510 g) pack in a store. If you consume 18 oz (510 g) of beef jerky per week, you can save 21$ per month and 253$ per year if you make it at home instead of buying it in a store.

What happens if you put too much cure in jerky?

Too much cure will make the jerky salty. How long did you let it cure for? Recommended curing time is 24 hours for stripped meat and 12 hours for ground meat. Letting it cure too long will make it too salty as well.

How much jerky does 1lb of meat make?

YIELD OF DRIED MEAT Four pounds of fresh, trimmed meat will yield 1 pound of jerky, a lightweight dried meat product. Suggested cuts include lean beef round, flank, chuck, rump, or brisket.