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Smoked Elk Jerky

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Elk Jerky

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

6 Hours

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Big Game Blend

Big game, with big time wood-fired flavor. We’re absolutely wild about this easy-to-make smoked elk jerky.

Ingredients

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4

    Steps

    • 1

      Whisk together the ingredients for the marinade. Place the sliced meat in a Ziploc bag. Pour marinade over the meat and transfer to the refrigerator to marinate overnight (between 8-12 hours).
    • 2

      Remove the meat from the marinade and discard the remaining marinade.
    • 3

      When ready to cook, set temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Lay the slices out flat on the grill grate making sure they do not overlap. Close the lid and smoke the jerky 4-6 hours until dry but pliable. The time it takes will depend upon the humidity in the air and the thickness of the elk slices.
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    • 5

      Remove from the grill and let air dry for about 1 hour. Store in an air tight container in the fridge. Enjoy!

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