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Smoked Bourbon Jerky

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Bourbon Jerky

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

6

Hours

Serves

6 - 8

People

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What's this?

Take a hike with this wood-fired snack. Marinated in a brown sugar and bourbon mix, then slow-smoked over oak, this jerky packs some serious flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 Pound flank steak

  • 1 Cup bourbon

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Jerky Rub

  • 1 Can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 3 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar

Steps

  • 1

    Roll flank steak up parallel to the grain. Slice, with the grain, into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  • 2

    Combine all ingredients for marinade in a medium bowl and mix well. Place sliced flank steak in a large zip top bag and pour marinade over steak.
  • 3

    Place in refrigerator and marinate overnight.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Remove flank from the marinade, discard marinade and lay slices on a jerky rack or directly on the grill grate.
  • 6

    Smoke for about 6 hours or until jerky has dried out but is still pliable.
  • 7

    Remove from grill and let cool at room temperature, lightly covered for 1 hour.
  • 8

    Store in an airtight container or zip top bag in the refrigerator. Enjoy!