Smoking Hot! How To Make Deer Jerky In A Smoker
How to make deer jerky in a smoker? If you are a fan of venison and smoking, this particular jerky recipe might the best news that you will ever hear. Of course, there are various ways you can make a jerky, especially involving deer meat. I have already shown you a jerky recipe that involves ground jerky meat. If you are looking for a grinding machine for your deer meat, then check out our post on that (take me there).
But what makes smoking special? Well, the heat that comes from the smoking process is actually a good means to dehydrate food. It can dry and preserve the meat without having to worry that it will remove the nutrients of the meat. Well, venisons are extra rich in protein and other essential minerals. Having them in your snack time is a huge plus already!
Fortunately, making a deer jerky in a smoker is not that difficult. As long as you have an electric or gas smoker, this recipe is very doable. If you are clueless about this, then I will be the one who will teach you the ropes! Let's get started!
How to Make Deer Jerky in a Smoker
How to Store Jerkies Properly
If you are not planning to consume the jerky right away, you can always store them in an airtight container, like a Ziplock bag. In this way, you can prevent the air from quickly spoiling this treat. Since dehydration is a preservation process, jerkies have a naturally long lifespan. They could last around a month or two inside the refrigerator and four to three months in the freezer.
Making a deer jerky in a smoker is quite easy. As long as you have an electric or gas smoker at your disposal, you can do this recipe anytime you want. Of course, food dehydrators and oven are also great alternatives for making jerkies. But for me, nothing can just beat the authentic and luscious flavor that a smoker can bring.
Hello! It is Jennifer here! I hope you enjoyed this simple tutorial of mine. If you have some questions or recommendations, just feel free to ask me in the comment section. Enjoy cooking!