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Microwave Beef Jerky

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Rating: 5/5
1 review
1 comment

ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   12

recipe id: 67480
cook method: microwave

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2 pounds beef (can use flank steak, chuck roast, brisket, sirloin tip or steak)
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/3 teaspoon garlic powder
1/3 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons liquid smoke


Trim off excess fat. Semi freeze meat for easier slicing. Cut across grain into 1/8 inch strips.

Place meat in shallow pan. Combine all ingredients and pour over meat slices. Let set overnight in the refrigerator.

Lay out strips on microwave bacon rack. Cover with paper towel. Cook on high power for 2 1/2 minutes. Turn strips. Cook 1 1/2 minutes. Turn strips.

Cook 1 1/2 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before eating. Cooking time may vary with thickness of meat. Store in airtight container.

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150 calories, 8 grams fat, 3 grams carbohydrates, 15 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This recipe turned out perfect for me, I don't know what the other person was complaining about. Nothing wrong with the timing, at least with my microwave. It made good jerky, chewy like jerky but not over cooked like they seemed to imply.

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People DO NOT try this, I guess I was in a hurry, and the "Timing was off" i did what the recipe said and it charred my meat. =(
I think it COULD work, maybe..I guess it would have to be watched.
I would stick to the old fashion way I guess, as the beef jerky process "Slow smoked" style is what I like, I don't know about everyone! It just didn't work for me that's all.

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