Looking for a great BBQ beef jerky recipe then look no further! This one packs a punch and is very full of flavour. Give it a go and let us know how it went.


  • 1 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 tablespoons of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire
  • 2 tablespoons of ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of onion – minced
  • 2/3 cup of ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic – minced
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke
  • Dash of cayenne
  • 1 cup of beer (your preference)
  • 1 packet of Nesco/American Harvest jerky cure mix
  • 1 pound of beef (or any meat type)


  1. Freeze beef for 30 minutes and slice into 1/4″ thick strips.
  2. Mix together the sugars, oil, and onion in a hot pan, stir, reduce heat, and cook until onions caramelize. Add beer, simmer, cool and mix remaining ingredients together. Once thoroughly mixed or grinded, add meat.
  3. Marinate to your preference covered in the refrigerator.
  4. Remove and place in your dehydrator. Dry about 6-12 hours or to your preference.
  5. Check jerky regularly, it should bend but not break or be too chewy. Enjoy!