Oven Baked Beef Jerky Gluten Free
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Chili Lime Beef Jerky

Oven dried beef jerky, no special equipment required!
Prep Time10 mins
Drying Time4 hrs
Total Time18 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef Jerky, Chili and Lime, Spice Snack

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef roast london broil, round roast etc
  • 2 limes, zested & juiced
  • 1/3 c tamari soy sauce
  • 1/3 c chili garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey optional

Special Equipment

  • Bamboo Skewers

Instructions

  • Trim excess fat from the roast and thinly slice against the grain into 1/4 inch slices. Place in a glass bowl. Whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over the beef ensure every piece is totally covered.  Marinade overnight, stirring the bowl ever few hours to ensure even coating. 
  • Preheat over to 200 degrees. Place foil on the bottom rack to catch drips. Remove the beef from the marinade and dry off the pieces. Skewer one end of each strip, place the pieces one inch apart on the skewer. Place skewers directly on the top oven racks, allowing the beef strips to hang down.
  • Bake for 15 minutes with the door closed. After 15 minutes, prop the door open with a wooden spoon and drop the oven temperature to 150 degrees. Cook for 4 to 6 hours, testing every 30 minutes. The jerky is done when it cracks went bent.

Notes

Pro Tip- If you are unsure if the jerky is done, keep in on the skewers until cool. Test a piece, it should crack and slowly bend. If it still is too chewy feeling, pop the skewers back into the oven.