Turkey Jerky

Turkey Jerky

The mild flavor of turkey makes a perfect starting point in this jerky recipe. Turkey is also lower in fat than beef, making it a healthier option
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the liquid smoke, soy sauce, Tabasco, Worcestershire, mesquite, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, and kosher salt in a large zip-top bag.
  3. Step 3

    Add thinly sliced turkey strips to the marinade , seal, and squish to coat all the meat. Reopen the bag, squeeze out all the air, reseal, and refrigerate 12 to 24 hours.
  4. Step 4

    Remove the turkey strips from marinade and gently pat off excess moisture with a paper towel.
  5. Step 5

    Place the marinated strips in a single layer, with space in between, on dehydrator racks.
  6. Step 6

    Dehydrate until the turkey jerky is leathery and chewy but not crisp enough to snap when bent.
  7. Step 7

    Store the jerky in sealed bags in the refrigerator.