Trout Jerky Recipe

Dried Smoked Salmon Jerky
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/3 pound jerky (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
733 Calories
27g Fat
19g Carbs
99g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1/3 pound jerky (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 733
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 272mg 91%
Sodium 4213mg 183%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 99g
Calcium 708mg 54%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Even makes good jerky. Soy sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, and garlic flavor this trout jerky. Plan ahead for marination time. You can dry the jerky in a dehydrator, oven, or smoker. Other thin white fish fillets may be substituted for the trout.


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 1 pound trout fillets (cut into 1-inch wide strips lengthwise)

Steps to Make It

Whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, garlic, and pepper. Heat over low and stir until sugar melts. Remove immediately from heat and cool to room temperature.

Place fish in a zip-top bag. Pour soy mixture into the bag, squeeze out the air and toss to coat all of the strips. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Remove trout from the marinade and pat dry. Place on dehydrator racks, strips not touching so air can circulate, and follow manufacturer's directions to dry the jerky to the level you prefer.

The fish may also be dried on racks in the oven on its lowest setting or in a smoker.

Store trout jerky in a sealed plastic bag.

Note: Other white fish may be substituted for the trout, such as perch or tilapia