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How to Smoke Jerky Using A Pellet Grill
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How to Smoke Jerky Using A Pellet Grill

Course DIY
Keyword beef jerky, pellet grill, smoked beef jerky, smoked jerky
Prep Time 1 day 10 minutes
4 hours
Total Time 1 day 4 hours 10 minutes
Author Sheryl


  • Sharp Knife
  • cutting board
  • 2 gallon size Ziplock Bags
  • Wood Pellets
  • Pellet Smoker



  • With a sharp knife, trim the silver skin/fat off of top round beef.
  • Then slice the meat to a length of choice by cutting against the grain.
  • In a bowl ,mix water with cure and seasonings according to packaging.(Ours called for 1/2 cup of water per pound with 1/4 tsp cure, 3 1/2 tbsp seasoning.)
  • In large Zip Lock Bags place the meat and add the water/cure/seasoning mixture dividing evenly into the bags.
  • Release air out of bags and seal. Refrigerate.
  • Let the meat soak in cure for a minimum of 8 hours up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to start the smoking process, heat the smoker up to 180 degrees.
  • Place the jerky onto the grates of the smoker. 
  • Smoke at 180 degrees for about 3- 4 hours. 
  • Once finished smoking, let cool completely.
  • Then place into airtight containers or Zip lock bags for storage in the refrigerator.