Spicy Jerky Marinade

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups/475 mL (8 servings)

While this jerk marinade works well for all cuts of beef, the high salt content makes it the perfect marinade for homemade beef or game meat jerky.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup/240 mL soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL canola
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL sugar (brown)
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL sherry (cooking variety)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL hot sauce (Tabasco)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL ginger (ground)

How to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients until sugar has completely dissolved.

2. Marinate thin strips of meat for about 2 hours. If making ahead, simply store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week after preparation or in the freezer for 3 months.

Read more about ​making jerky

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 158
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1,932 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)